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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Les déchets électroniques et informatiques en Afriqueby Cheikh Diop; Ramata Molo Thioune

    International Development Research Centre 2014; US$ 27.59

    L’insertion dans la société de l’information doit-elle se réaliser sans évaluer les risques créés par les équipements déversés dans les pays africains ? Quels mécanismes et stratégies ces pays, consommateurs de produits informatiques et électroniques souvent en fin de cycle, doivent-ils... more...

  • Aluminum Recycling, Second Editionby Mark E. Schlesinger

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 189.95

    What makes this book unique is a specific focus on aluminum recovery, rather than just recycling in general. It also offers an integrated discussion of scrap recovery and re-melting operations and includes economic as well as technical elements of recycling. Important topics include a discussion of the scrap aluminum marketplace and how secondary... more...

  • Modern Solid Waste Management in Practiceby Anna Bernstad Saraiva Schott; Henrik Aspegren; Mimmi Bissmont; Jes la Cour Jansen

    Springer 2013; US$ 54.99

    This book focuses on sustainable solid waste management in an urban context and gives an example of how a modern city can work with waste management for increased sustainability in close cooperation with the academy. The book describes challenges which the city is facing and presents a case on how these can be tackled based on several research and... more...

  • Factor Xby Michael Angrick; Andreas Burger; Harry Lehmann

    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...