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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Household Waste Recyclingby Richard Waite

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    First Published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Making the Modern Worldby Vaclav Smil

    Wiley 2013; US$ 45.00

    How much further should the affluent world push its material consumption? Does relative dematerialization lead to absolute decline in demand for materials?  These and many other questions are discussed and answered in Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization. Over the course of time, the modern world has become dependent on... more...

  • Reuse of Materials and Byproducts in Constructionby Alan Richardson

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    The construction industry is the largest single waste producing industry in the UK. Ensuring a supply chain of recycled materials affords many potential gains, achieved through: reducing the material volume transported to already over-burdened landfill sites, possible cost reductions to the contractor/client when considering the landfill tax saved... more...

  • Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commonsby Bruce Lankford

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency and efficiency gains from the perspective of common... more...