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  • Recycling of Electronic Waste IIby Kejing Zhang

    Wiley 2011; US$ 99.95 US$ 86.62

    Currently, recycling of e-waste can be broadly divided into three major steps: (a) disassembly: selectively disassembly, targeting on singling out hazardous or valuable components for special treatment, is an indispensable process in recycling of e-waste; (b) upgrading: using mechanical processing and/or metallurgical processing to up-grade desirable... more...

  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycleby Suzanne Barchers

    Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99

    The students in this book want to protect the environment. The students use graphs to show the many ways they can reduce, reuse, and recycle. They can reduce the amount water they use. They can reuse paper. But it is recycling that really gets them excited. The students bring in old cans and bottles. They use a graph to find out how much money they... more...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 212.00 US$ 183.73

    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...

  • 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...

  • Effect of Algal Biofilm and Operational Conditions on Nitrogen Removal in Waste Stabilization Pondsby Mohammed Babu

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 71.95

    Discharge of nutrient rich wastewater causes eutrophication of surface water; therefore wastewater treatment before discharge is required. Wastewater stabilization ponds are low cost technology used by developing countries but not effective in nitrogen removal due to low nitrifier biomass in the water column. Introduction of surface area for attachment... more...

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

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 83.95

    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...

  • Solid Waste Managementby Ramesha Chandrappa; Jeff Brown

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 234.75

    Solid waste is not just an issue for city authorities, but also for doctors, psychologists, economists, and climatologists, among others. This new book covers the full panoply of topics in solid waste management and offers an overview of relevant literature. more...

  • E-Waste Managementby Klaus Hieronymi; Ramzy Kahhat; Eric Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 152.95

    The landscape of electronic waste, e-waste, management is changing dramatically. Besides a rapidly increasing world population, globalization is driving the demand for products, resulting in rising prices for many materials. Absolute scarcity looms for some special resources such as indium. Used electronic products and recyclable materials are increasingly... more...

  • Progress of Recycling in the Built Environmentby Enric Vázquez

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 209.00

    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... more...