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Advances in Waste-to-Energy Technologies

1st Edition

Rajeev Pratap Singh, Vishal Prasad, Barkha Vaish
December 02, 2019

As global populations continue to increase, the application of biotechnological processes for disposal and control of waste has gained importance in recent years. Advances in Waste-to-Energy Technologies presents the latest developments in the areas of solid waste management, Waste-to-Energy (WTE)...

Solutions for Sustainable Development: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Engineering Solutions for Sustainable Development (ICESSD 2019), October 3-4, 2019, Miskolc, Hungary

1st Edition

Klára Szita Tóthné, Károly Jármai, Katalin Voith
November 15, 2019

The first International Conference on Engineering Solutions and Sustainable Development which is organized by the University of Miskolc, Hungary is a significant and timely initiative creating the capacity of engineering students, educators, practicing engineers and industries to demonstrate values...

Zero Waste: Management Practices for Environmental Sustainability: Management Practices for Environmental Sustainability

1st Edition

Ashok K. Rathoure
September 12, 2019

Zero Waste: Management Practices for Environmental Sustainability presents approaches for resource management centered on reducing waste and reusing and recycling materials. It aims to save energy by reducing energy consumption associated with extracting, processing, and transporting raw materials...

Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities III: Selected Papers from the 5th International Conference Wastes 2019, September 4-6, 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

1st Edition

Candida Vilarinho, Fernando Castro, Margarida Gonçalves, Ana Luísa Fernando
August 07, 2019

Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities III contains selected papers presented at the 5th edition of the International Conference Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, that took place on 3-6 September 2019, in Costa da Caparica, Portugal.The Wastes conference, which takes place...

Biological Processing of Solid Waste

1st Edition

Sunil Kumar, Zengqiang Zhang, Mukesh Kumar Awasthi, Ronghua Li
February 21, 2019

Offering a comprehensive approach, this title covers fundamentals, technologies, and management of biological processing of solid waste. It discusses kinetic modeling and synergistic impact evolution during bioprocessing of solid waste, environmental impacts such as greenhouse gas emission from...

Revival: Composting and Recycling Municipal Solid Waste (1993)

1st Edition

Luis F. Diaz, Clarence G. Golueke, George M. Savage, Linda L. Eggerth
January 29, 2019

Composting and Recycling Municipal Solid Waste is a comprehensive guide that identifies, describes, explains, and evaluates the options available when composting and recycling municipal solid waste (MSW). The book begins with an introductory chapter on the nature of MSW and the importance of solid...

Advanced Biological, Physical, and Chemical Treatment of Waste Activated Sludge

1st Edition

Antoine Prandota Trzcinski
November 20, 2018

Recently, research efforts aiming to improve energy efficiency of wastewater treatment processes for large centralized wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) have been increasing. Global warming impacts, energy sustainability, and biosolids generation are among several key drivers towards the...

Engineering Technologies for Renewable and Recyclable Materials: Physical-Chemical Properties and Functional Aspects

1st Edition

Jithin Joy, Maciej Jaroszewski, Praveen K.M., Sabu Thomas, Reza Haghi
September 17, 2018

This new resource focuses on many recent advances in recycling and reuse of materials, outlining basic tools and novel approaches. It covers such important issues as e-waste recycling, bio-mass recycling, vermitechnology, recovery of metals, polymer recycling, environmental remediation, waste...

Construction, Demolition and Disaster Waste Management: An Integrated and Sustainable Approach

1st Edition

Erik K. Lauritzen
August 21, 2018

Construction and Demolition Waste (CDW), from the construction, maintenance, renovation and demolition of buildings and structures, represents a large proportion of the waste in industrialized societies. Compared to other forms, such as household waste, more than 90% of CDW can be used as a...

Anaerobic Waste-Wastewater Treatment and Biogas Plants: A Practical Handbook

1st Edition

Joseph Chukwuemeka Akunna
July 16, 2018

The book guides specialists and non-specialists from around the world on how or whether anaerobic processes can be part of solutions for the management of municipal and industrial solid, semi-solid, and liquid residues. The simple self-learning presentation style is designed to encourage deep...

Resource Recovery from Municipal Sewage Plants: An Energy-Water-Nutrients Nexus for Developing Countries

1st Edition

Musaida Mercy Manyuchi, Charles Mbohwa, Edison Muzenda
June 27, 2018

Water, energy, and food are basic requirements for life, and this book presents solutions for obtaining these from sewage wastewater treatment plants. It describes the optimal recovery of value-added products from municipal sewage plants in developing countries, and explains how the plants’...

Wastewater Treatment and Reuse: Theory and Design Examples: (Two-Volume Set)

1st Edition

Syed R. Qasim, Guang Zhu
January 17, 2018

"This book integrates the fundamental principles related to wastewater treatment plant design and operation with an extensive set of design examples emphasizing the issues that engineering professionals are likely to face in the field. It is one of the most valuable books for wastewater treatment...

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