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- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 340.00
Geological disposal has been internationally adopted as the most effective approach to assure the long-term, safe disposition of the used nuclear fuels and radioactive waste materials produced from nuclear power generation, nuclear weapons programs, medical, treatments, and industrial applications. Geological repository systems take advantage of natural... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 129.00
Based on thirteen case studies, this book analyzes substitution of hazardous substances as an innovation process, and attempts to give answers to the following questions: why and under which circumstances are companies able and willing to substitute hazardous substances? What are the main drivers and the main barriers? more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 99.95
Survey’s the issues typically raised in discussions of sustainability and plastics Discusses current issues not covered in detail previously such as ocean litter, migration of additives into food products and the recovery of plastics Covers post-consumer fate of plastics on land and in the oceans, highlighting the environmental impacts... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 139.00
The editors of Factor X explore and analyze this trajectory, predicting scarcities of non-renewable materials such as metals, limited availability of ecological capacities and shortages arising from geographic concentrations of materials. They argue that what is needed is a radical change in the ways we use nature?s resources to produce goods and services... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2015; US$ 72.61
Als Gegenstand der Sozial- und Kulturwissenschaften bereits seit längerer Zeit etabliert, sind Praktiken des Entsorgens von der Literaturwissenschaft bisher nur vereinzelt untersucht worden. Hier setzt der Band an, um das Feld des Verhältnisses von Literatur und Müll erstmals in seiner ganzen Vielfalt abzustecken. Dabei zeigt sich, dass literarische... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 235.00
Design Aspects of Used Lubricating Oil Re-Refining presents a feasible and comprehensive technology for recycling of used lubricating oils. This book discusses efficient and effective ways of reusing lubricating oil which, if implemented, will result in a better quality of life, the stability of the environment, the health of national economies... more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 65.95
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...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 29.75
Der Urheber ist nach deutschem Recht nicht gezwungen, seine Rechte von einer Verwertungsgesellschaft wahrnehmen zu lassen. Wenn er sich dazu entschließt, treffen ihn jedoch die Konsequenzen des § 11 Abs. 1 WahrnG. Danach ist die Verwertungsgesellschaft verpflichtet, die von ihr wahrgenommenen Rechte jedermann auf Verlangen als einfache Nutzungsrechte... more...
- 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...