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- CRC Press 2016; US$ 159.95
New, natural, self-renewing, and low-cost, evapotranspiration (ET) covers for landfills provide a solution to landfill waste that is clean, green, and economical. Evapotranspiration Covers for Landfills and Waste Sites examines the concept theory and the practical proof, then explains the technology, design, and application. It delineates the essential... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 94.95
Winner of IIE Book of the Month, December 2013 The introduction of reverse supply chains has created many challenges in network design, transportation, selection of used products, selection and evaluation of suppliers, performance measurement, marketing-related issues, end-of-life (EOL) alternative selection, remanufacturing, disassembly, and... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
The books premise is that all forms of waste are expanding exponentially, and are often of a hazardous nature. The author examines the size of the problem, considers how it is evolving, and assesses the legal and political implications. He then shows that existing solutions to reducing consumption and recycling are limited, and concludes by discussing... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 162.00
Written by an international group of contributors, Ground Improvement Case Histories: Compaction, Grouting and Geosynthetics provides over 700 pages of international case-histories. Each case-history provides an overview of the specific technology followed by applications, with some cases offering a comprehensive back-analysis through numerical... more...
- Africa Institute of South Africa 2015; US$ 31.00
Transformation and rapid population growth in Africa indicates that urbanisation is one of the key determinants of the future of social dynamics and development of the continent. Linked to these changes are increased production levels of Municipal Solid Waste. This book provides recommendations and solutions that derive from current situations, experiences... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 18.23
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 International Publishing 2015; US$ 75.93
This book presents an overview of the characterization of electronic waste. In addition, processing techniques for the recovery of metals, polymers and ceramics are described. This book serves as a source of information and as an educational technical reference for practicing scientists and engineers, as well as for students. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 154.95 US$ 134.29
This book presents the application of system analysis techniques with case studies to help readers learn how the techniques can be applied, how the problems are solved, and which sustainable management strategies can be reached. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 102.95 US$ 89.22
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
The accelerated pace of global consumption over the past decades has meant that governments across the world are now faced with significant challenges in dealing with the dramatically increased volume of waste. While research on waste management has previously focused on finding technological solutions to the problem, this book uniquely examines... more...