Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial, Second Edition

2nd Edition

John Pichtel

CRC Press
Published February 26, 2014
Reference - 682 Pages - 264 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781466585188 - CAT# K19078

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Summary

 

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, storage, and disposal of several forms of waste.

Focusing on integrating the technical and regulatory complexities of waste management, this book covers the historical and regulatory development of waste management and the management of municipal solid wastes. It also addresses hazardous wastes and their management, from the perspectives of identification, transportation, and requirements for generators as well as the treatment, storage, and disposal facilities.

Features:

  • Covers the three main categories of wastes under regulation in the United States
  • Incorporates an extensive set of problems, presented at the end of several chapters as appendices
  • Includes numerous review/homework questions at the end of each chapter
  • Highlights special categories of waste that may not fit precisely into either RCRA Subtitle D (Solid Wastes) or Subtitle C (Hazardous Wastes)

In addition to the end-of-chapter problems provided in all chapters of this book, the text also contains practical exercises using data from field situations.

Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial, Second Edition is an ideal textbook or reference guide for students and professionals involved in the management of all three categories of wastes.

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