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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 49.99
Die Autoren des Bandes setzen sich aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven mit der Frage auseinander, inwieweit 'Verwertbarkeit' ein taugliches Kriterium zur Beurteilung von wissenschaftlichem und speziell erziehungswissenschaftlichem Wissen ist. Die derzeit laufende bildungspolitische Debatte um die Effizienz deutscher Hochschulen erhält mit den Beiträgen... more...
- Springer Netherlands 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... more...
- Springer Singapore 2013; US$ 179.00
This book offers a comprehensive, coherent investigation in municipal solid waste (MSW) management in Asia and the Pacific Islands, including, definitions used, generation, sustainable waste management system, legal framework and impacts on global warming. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 139.00
The book examines sustainable resource use. It identifies needs and areas for action, describes measures and instruments to increase resource efficiency, and gives practical recommendations and develops proposals to improve resource efficiency. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 349.00
This book is one out of 8 IAEG XII Congress volumes and deals with climate change affecting different natural processes and environments, such as slope dynamics, water courses, coastal and marine environments, hydrological and littoral processes and permafrost terrain. Due to climate change, major effects are also expected on territorial planning and... more...
- Springer London 2013; US$ 129.00
This book examines the reuse of materials and byproducts in the construction industry. It investigates the main building materials and their use. The book also offers an overview of new green design guides that will encourage best practice. more...
- 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...
- Physica-Verlag HD 2006; US$ 129.00
Substitution of hazardous substances is a prioritised objective in chemical regulation and risk management. However, it is experienced as a tough task with often inconsistent results. Based on thirteen case studies, this book analyzes substitution as an innovation process and attempts to give answers to the following questions: Why and under which... 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 of... more...