Handbook of Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Treatment

2nd Edition

Lawrence K. Wang, Yung-Tse Hung, Howard H. Lo, Constantine Yapijakis

CRC Press
Published June 29, 2004
Reference - 1368 Pages
ISBN 9780824741143 - CAT# DK1336

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Summary

Presenting effective, practicable strategies modeled from ultramodern technologies and framed by the critical insights of 78 field experts, this vastly expanded Second Edition offers 32 chapters of industry- and waste-specific analyses and treatment methods for industrial and hazardous waste materials-from explosive wastes to landfill leachate to wastes produced by the pharmaceutical and food industries.

Key additional chapters cover means of monitoring waste on site, pollution prevention, and site remediation.

Including a timely evaluation of the role of biotechnology in contemporary industrial waste management, the Handbook reveals sound approaches and sophisticated technologies for treating

  • textile, rubber, and timber wastes
  • dairy, meat, and seafood industry wastes
  • bakery and soft drink wastes
  • palm and olive oil wastes
  • pesticide and livestock wastes
  • pulp and paper wastes
  • phosphate wastes
  • detergent wastes
  • photographic wastes
  • refinery and metal plating wastes
  • power industry wastes

    This state-of-the-art Second Edition is required reading for pollution control, environmental, chemical, civil, sanitary, and industrial engineers; environmental scientists; regulatory health officials; and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines.