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Resource Recovery From Municipal Solid Wastes: Volume II: Final Processing

2nd Edition

Diaz
November 29, 2017

This text includes two volumes discussing resource recovery form municipal solid wastes. Volume 2 discusses in more detail the final processing including; incineration, preparation and use of refuse-derived fuel, biological resource recoveyr, biogas production, hydrolysis and single cell protein...

Managing Industrial Hazardous Waste- A Practical Handbook

1st Edition

Gary F. Lindgren
November 29, 2017

Here is your new handbook full of information and guidance necessary to understand and comply with the myriad and complex hazardous waste regulations. This handbook explains the regulations regarding identification and listing of hazardous wastes, walks the reader through the three determinations...

Hazardous Waste Minimization Handbook

1st Edition

Thomas E. Higgins
November 29, 2017

This book, designed to assist industrial engineers and managers in making changes in purchasing, manufacturing, and waste handling practices to reduce the costs and liabilities of waste disposal, begins by defining waste minimization in the first two chapters. A description of the economic and...

Toxic Air Pollution: A Comprehensive Study Non-Criteria Air Pollutants

1st Edition

Paul J. Lioy
November 29, 2017

The difficulties with addressing toxic air pollutants are the cheer number of compounds present in the atmosphere and their sources. The purpose of this book is to develop an approach to understanding toxic air pollutants through synthesis of the scientific results obtained in the Airbourne Toxic...

Transport & Fate of Chemicals in Soils: Principles & Applications

1st Edition

H. Magdi Selim
November 22, 2017

During the last four decades, tremendous advances have been made towards the understanding of transport characteristics of contaminants in soils, solutes, and tracers in geological media. Transport & Fate of Chemicals in Soils: Principles & Applications offers a comprehensive treatment of...

Microorganisms in Home and Indoor Work Environments: Diversity, Health Impacts, Investigation and Control, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Brian Flannigan, Robert A. Samson, J. David Miller
November 22, 2017

In 2007, scientists estimated the direct cost of diseases associated with mould and dampness on the US population to be in the range of 4 billion dollars, and the indirect costs of lost work and school days are gauged even higher. The US Centers for Disease Control recently concluded that...

International Solutions to Sustainable Energy, Policies and Applications

1st Edition

Stephen A. Roosa
November 21, 2017

Offering an in-depth examination into sustainable energy sources, applications, technologies and policies, this book provides real-world examples of ways to achieve important sustainability goals. Themes include program assessment, energy efficiency, renewables, clean energy and approaches to...

Handbook of Advanced Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Management

1st Edition

Lawrence K. Wang, Mu-Hao S. Wang, Yung-Tse Hung, Nazih K. Shammas, Jiaping Paul Chen
October 26, 2017

This volume provides in-depth coverage of environmental pollution sources, waste characteristics, control technologies, management strategies, facility innovations, process alternatives, costs, case histories, effluent standards, and future trends in waste treatment processes. It delineates...

Multiple Criteria Decision Making Applications in Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing and Product Recovery

1st Edition

Surendra M. Gupta, Mehmet Ali Ilgin
October 16, 2017

In order to ensure environmentally responsible production and disposal of products, local governments are imposing stricter environmental regulations, some of which even require manufacturers to take back their products at the end of the product's useful life. These government regulations, together...

Air, Gas, and Water Pollution Control Using Industrial and Agricultural Solid Wastes Adsorbents

1st Edition

Tushar Kanti Sen
October 16, 2017

Air and water pollution occurs when toxic pollutants of varying kinds (organic, inorganic, radioactive and so on) are directly or indirectly discharged into the environment without adequate treatment to remove these potential pollutants. There are a total of 13 book chapters in three sections...

Ecological Sustainability: Understanding Complex Issues

1st Edition

Robert B. Northrop, Anne N. Connor
October 12, 2017

Complex systems is a new field of science studying how parts of a system give rise to the collective behaviors of the system, and how the system interacts with its environment. This book examines the complex systems involved in environmental sustainability, and examines the technologies involved to...

Chemical Processes for Pollution Prevention and Control

1st Edition

Paul Mac Berthouex, Linfield C. Brown
October 09, 2017

This book examines how chemistry, chemical processes, and transformations are used for pollution prevention and control. Pollution prevention reduces or eliminates pollution at the source, whereas pollution control involves destroying, reducing, or managing pollutants that cannot be eliminated at...

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