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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...

Handbook of Bioremediation (1993)

1st Edition

Robert D. Norris
September 28, 2017

Written by leading soil and ground-water remediation scientists, Handbook of Bioremediation presents information regarding the processes, application, and limitations of using remediation technologies to restore contaminated soil and ground water. It covers field-tested technologies, site...

Novel Water Treatment and Separation Methods: Simulation of Chemical Processes

1st Edition

Bharat A. Bhanvase, Rajendra P. Ugwekar, Raju B. Mankar
September 14, 2017

Due to increasing demand for potable and irrigation water, new scientific research is being conducted to deal with wastewater from a variety of sources. Novel Water Treatment and Separation Methods: Simulation of Chemical Processes presents a selection of research related to applications of...

Biohydrometallurgical Recycling of Metals from Industrial Wastes

1st Edition

Hong Hocheng, Mital Chakankar, Umesh Jadhav
September 11, 2017

Although many available metal recycling methods are simple and fast, they are also expensive and cause environmental pollution. Biohydrometallurgical processing of metals offers an alternative to overcome these issues, as the use of biological means not only helps to conserve dwindling ore...

Green Aviation: Reduction of Environmental Impact Through Aircraft Technology and Alternative Fuels

1st Edition

Emily S. Nelson, D.R. Reddy
September 07, 2017

Aircraft emissions currently account for ~3.5% of all greenhouse gas emissions. The number of passenger miles has increased by 5% annually despite 9/11, two wars and gloomy economic conditions. Since aircraft have no viable alternative to the internal combustion engine, improvements in aircraft...

Spoil to Soil: Mine Site Rehabilitation and Revegetation

1st Edition

N.S. Bolan, M.B. Kirkham, Y.S. Ok
September 07, 2017

Spoil to Soil: Mine Site Rehabilitation and Revegetation presents both fundamental and practical aspects of remediation and revegetation of mine sites. Through three major themes, it examines characterization of mine site spoils; remediation of chemical, physical and biological constraints of mine...

WASTES – Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities II: Selected Papers from the 4th Edition of the International Conference on Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, Porto, Portugal, 25-26 September 2017

1st Edition

Candida Vilarinho, Fernando Castro, Maria de Lurdes Lopes
August 31, 2017

Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities II contains selected papers presented at the 4th edition of the International Conference Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, that took place 25-26 September 2017 at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Porto, Portugal....

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