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  • Recycling and Re-use of Waste Rubberby Martin Forrest

    Smithers Rapra 2014; US$ 130.00

    The environmental and economic need to increase recycling rates is a principal driving force behind technological innovation in the 21 st century. Waste rubber products are an important resource that the global community is focusing on to achieve vital improvements in sustainability and meet important life cycle goals. . This comprehensive review,... more...

  • The Afterlife of Used Thingsby Ariane Fennetaux; Amélie Junqua; Sophie Vasset

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Recycling is not a concept that is usually applied to the eighteenth century. ?The environment? may not have existed as a notion then, yet practices of re-use and transformation obviously shaped the early-modern world. Still, this period of booming commerce and exchange was also marked by scarcity and want. This book reveals the fascinating variety... more...

  • Waste Prevention Policy and Behaviour: New Approaches to Reducing Waste Generation and its Environmental Impactsby Ana Paula Bortoleto

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    As prosperity levels rise, so too does the number of products and services being consumed. For policy makers in waste management facing a growing challenge, it is vital to understand the complex relationship between waste prevention policies and individual behaviour regarding waste generation. This book examines that interplay, taking a close look... more...

  • Engineering Geology for Society and Territory - Volume 1by Giorgio Lollino; Andrea Manconi; John Clague; Wei Shan; Marta Chiarle

    Springer 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...

  • Engineering Geology for Society and Territory - Volume 7by Giorgio Lollino; Massimo Arattano; Marco Giardino; Ricardo Oliveira; Silvia Peppoloni

    Springer 2014; US$ 199.00

    This book is one out of 8 IAEG XII Congress volumes and deals with education and the professional ethics, which scientists, regulators and practitioners of engineering geology inevitably have to face through the purposes, methods, limitations and findings of their works. This volume presents contributions on the professional responsibilities of engineering... more...

  • Waste Management and the Environment VIIby C. A. Brebbia; G. Passerini; H. Itoh

    WIT Press 2014; US$ 412.00

    The proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Waste Management and the Environment follow on from the success of previous meetings beginning in 2002. Topics covered include: Environmental impact; Reduce, reuse, recycle & recovery (4Rs); Energy from waste; eWaste; Landfill optimization and mining; Environmental remediation; Legislation. 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...

  • Solid Wastes Managementby Stephen Burnley

    Wiley 2014; US$ 41.50

    Solid Wastes Management begins with a focus on processing municipal and similar commercial, as well as industrial wastes; assessing and minimising the environmental impacts of processing and disposal. The second section reviews the treatment technologies available (physical, biological and thermal), their advantages, disadvantages and environmental... more...

  • Solid Wastes Managementby Stephen Burnley

    Wiley 2014; US$ 41.50

    Solid Wastes Management begins with a focus on processing municipal and similar commercial, as well as industrial wastes; assessing and minimising the environmental impacts of processing and disposal. The second section reviews the treatment technologies available (physical, biological and thermal), their advantages, disadvantages and environmental... more...

  • Waste Management Practicesby John Pichtel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95

      Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial, Second Edition addresses the three main categories of wastes (hazardous, municipal, and "special" wastes) covered under federal regulation outlined in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), an established framework for managing the generation, transportation, treatment,... more...