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  • Municipal Solid Waste Managementby P. Jayarama Reddy

    The Book Syndicate 2012; US$ 109.95

    One of the big challenges that today's growing cities are coping with is the delivery of effective and sustainable waste management, together with a good sanitation. This volume provides a comprehensive presentation and overall picture of municipal solid waste management, including waste generation and characterization, waste reduction and recycling,... more...

  • Private Sector Involvement in Urban Solid Waste Collectionby Sampson Oduro-Kwarteng

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 75.95

    The private sector involvement in public service is intended to achieve efficiency gain and better service quality through increasing private sector finance and expertise. However, these benefits are most often not achieved in developing countries due to investment risk of private finance, and problems of capacity and regulation of the private sector.... more...

  • Progress of Recycling in the Built Environmentby Enric Vázquez

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    This report is a useful tool for countries starting to recycle aggregates or construction and demolition waste. It contains the latest developments in this field, introduces a completely new approach to the procedure of proportioning concrete mixtures with recycled aggregate, references recent publications, opinions and discrepancies in relation to... more...

  • Incineration Technologiesby Alfons Buekens

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    Waste incineration is the art of completely combusting waste, while maintaining or reducing emission levels below current emission standards. Where possible, objectives include the recovering of energy as well as the  combustion residues.  Successful waste incineration makes it possible to achieve a deep reduction in waste volume, obtain... more...

  • Reuse of Materials and Byproducts in Constructionby Alan Richardson

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    The construction industry is the largest single waste producing industry in the UK. Ensuring a supply chain of recycled materials affords many potential gains, achieved through: reducing the material volume transported to already over-burdened landfill sites, possible cost reductions to the contractor/client when considering the landfill tax saved... more...

  • Modern Solid Waste Management in Practiceby Anna Bernstad Saraiva Schott; Henrik Aspegren; Mimmi Bissmont; Jes la Cour Jansen

    Springer 2013; US$ 54.99

    This book focuses on sustainable solid waste management in an urban context and gives an example of how a modern city can work with waste management for increased sustainability in close cooperation with the academy. The book describes challenges which the city is facing and presents a case on how these can be tackled based on several research and... more...

  • Handbook of Recyclingby Ernst Worrell; Markus Reuter

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 149.95

    Handbook of Recycling is an authoritative review of the current state-of-the-art of recycling, reuse and reclamation processes commonly implemented today and how they interact with one another. The book addresses several material flows, including iron, steel, aluminum and other metals, pulp and paper, plastics, glass, construction materials, industrial... more...

  • Zero Waste Engineeringby M. M. Khan; M. Rafiq Islam

    Wiley 2012; US$ 199.00

    Is "zero waste engineering" possible? This book outlines how to achieve zero waste engineering, following natural pathways that are truly sustainable. Using methods that have been developed in various areas for sustainability purposes, such as new mathematical models, recyclable material selection, and renewable energy, the authors probe the principles... more...

  • Planning for Learning through Recyclingby Rachel Sparks Linfield

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 11.99

    Plan for six weeks of learning covering all six areas of learning and development of the EYFS through the topic of recycling. The Planning for Learning series is a series of topic books written around the Early Years Foundation Stage designed to make planning easy. This book takes you through six weeks of activities on the theme of recycling Each activity... more...

  • Waste Treatment and Disposalby R. E. Hester; R. M. Harrison; Anthony K. Barbour

    Royal Society of Chemistry 1995; US$ 36.00

    This Issue follows on from the review of waste incineration in Issue 2, providing a thorough and detailed review of other waste management options. Waste generation affects everyone, and its treatment and disposal are matters of increasing complexity and urgency. Waste Treatment and Disposal examines the environmental impact of sewage and industrial... more...