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New model of municipal solid waste management

by Inderscience Publishers  (Nov. 27, 2012)

In the current scenario, the waste is an indicator of socioeconomic development. So, the more booming economy is, the greater the volume of produced waste. The downside of this scenario is the result of technological bottlenecks of conventional management models. In this context, this paper discusses and proposes a new model for urban solid waste ...

Selecting the Right Baler for Solid Waste Management

by Northern California Compactors, Inc  (Oct. 14, 2013)

Balers are equipment which helps in managing solid waste effectively. What balers do is basically compress the solid waste into bales so that the solid waste can be effectively stored, managed and transported. Besides cutting down the cost of waste collection, management and transportation, balers also save you lot of time. There are various types ...

Vermifiltration systems for liquid waste management: a review

by Inderscience Publishers  (Oct. 1, 2013)

Vermifiltration is an innovative wastewater treatment process that implies the use of composting worms to treat water loaded with organic contaminants. It is considered to be an innovative technology that provides a sustainable solution for the treatment of wastewater with synchronous sludge reduction and treatment. In this paper, an overview of ...

The Changing Shape of the Waste Management Industry

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Jul. 9, 2013)

According to a recent interview conducted with Mike Walters, the waste and recycling manager for John Lewis, he highlighted his predictions for the waste management industry. In his talks on the future for the industry, he envisages a shift in resource efficiency and he predicts that in 20 years, there will be no such thing as “waste” ...

A review of electronic waste management microbial participation: a green technology

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jan. 22, 2014)

E–waste now has been a rapidly growing problem in terms of quantity and toxicity of its components. Recycling of e–waste becomes rather complicated because of the technological advancement in the materials and composition of the e–equipment. From the management perspective e–waste components can be divided in two categories: 1) organic part ...

Assessment of medical wastes management protocols in Jordanian healthcare institutions

by Inderscience Publishers  (Apr. 8, 2013)

Successful and effective medical waste management strategy requires adopting clear and distinct protocols that will guarantee the appropriate and correct execution of this strategy. This study presents the results of a survey that has been conducted among the nursing staff working in different Jordanian hospitals in the northern, middle and ...

Waste management creates profit

by RUNI A/S  (May 4, 2011)

Large US furniture chain turns over USD 3 million through recycling of packaging. In 2007, the US furniture chain Rooms To Go turned over USD 1.75 billion worth of furniture – products packaged using vast amounts of cardboard, wood, plastic and EPS. But already in 1991 the chain introduced a recycling programme that has transformed waste ...

Research trends in radioactive waste management: a global perspective

by Inderscience Publishers  (May 30, 2013)

The present study is aimed at analysing the growth of literature on radioactive waste management. International Nuclear Information System (INIS) database is used as a data source to analyse the focused areas of this field for the period 1970–2011. Journal Citation Report–2010 is used for eliciting information related to journal impact factors. ...

2013-05 AHK business news - Revolutionising hazardous waste management

by econ industries GmbH  (May 31, 2013)

New interview with econs CEO about doing business down under by the German-Australian Chamber The German- Australian Chamber of Commerce released a new run of their quarterly "German-Australian Business News", where they keep their members and business partners informed about company news, chamber events and activities, trade fairs or job ...

Management of waste product from watermelon for culture and production of mosquitocidal toxins (bio–pesticide)

by Inderscience Publishers  (Oct. 1, 2013)

Watermelon rind (WMR) discarded as bio–organic waste, is rich in carbohydrates. The present study emphasises the utilisation of this solid waste for the production of biopesticide (Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis, Bti), to control disease transmitting mosquito vectors. An experimental culture medium was prepared by extracting the ...

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