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  • Plastic Products Recyclingby Sara Hulse

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2000; US$ 180.00

    In industrialised countries, the business of collecting and processing post-consumer plastics continues to grow, with increased amounts of plastics being handled and a greater variety of plastics targeted for recycling. In the rapidly growing business of plastics recycling, profit opportunities vary with the type of plastic. Companies that make virgin... 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...

  • Designing for Zero Wasteby Steffen Lehmann; Robert Crocker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95

    Designing for Zero Waste is a timely, topical and necessary publication. Materials and resources are being depleted at an accelerating speed and rising consumption trends across the globe have placed material efficiency, waste reduction and recycling at the centre of many government policy agendas, giving them an unprecedented urgency. While there... 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...

  • 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...

  • Electronic Waste Managementby R. E. Hester; R. M. Harrison; Martin Goosey

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2008; US$ 96.00

    Electronic waste includes such items as TVs, computers, LCD and plasma displays, and mobile phones, as well as a wide range of household, medical and industrial equipment which are simply discarded as new technologies become available. Huge and growing quantities of waste are discarded every year and this waste contains toxic and carcinogenic compounds... more...

  • Environmental and Health Impact of Solid Waste Management Activitiesby R. M. Harrison; R. E. Hester; Paul T. Williams

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2002; US$ 52.00

    Solid waste management issues are a highly emotive topic. Disposal costs need to be balanced against environmental impact, which often results in heated public debate. Disposal options such as incineration and landfill, whilst unpopular with both the public and environmental pressure groups, do not pose the same environmental and health risks as, for... more...

  • Feedstock Recycling of Plastic Wastesby Jose Aguado; David P. Serrano; James H. Clark

    Royal Society of Chemistry 1999; US$ 120.00

    The use of plastic materials has seen a massive increase in recent years, and generation of plastic wastes has grown proportionately. Recycling of these wastes to reduce landfill disposal is problematic due to the wide variation in properties and chemical composition among the different types of plastics. Feedstock recycling is one of the alternatives... 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...