Landfill Books

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Waste Materials and By-Products in Concrete

by Springer

Non-hazardous waste materials and by-products which are mostly landfilled, can be used in making concrete and similar construction materials. This book gives an summary of this usage: one chapter is devoted to each material, comprising an introduction, chemical and physical properties, usage potential, and the impact of the material on the various ...;

Tropical Fire Ecology

by Springer

Fire Ecology of Tropical Ecosystems gives an extensive explanation of historic and current fire situations in the tropics, describing the fire ecology of tropical ecosystems from around the globe. Eighteen groups of leading researchers explain the many different aspects and roles of fire in tropical ecosystems. Regional chapters address a set of ...;

A Comparison of Models for Predicting Landfill Methane Recovery (1998)

by The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)

This report compared the output of existing landfill methane models to actual field data obtained from 18 US long-term LFG collection & recovery projects; discusses the advantages & limitations of four types of landfill methane models: a zero-order, simple first order, modified first order & multi-phase first order mode; demonstrates these four ...;

Master Construction Specifications for Landfill Gas Conveyance Systems (1994)

by The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)

Prepared by the SWANA Landfill Gas Division, the specifications are representative of today’s construction industry. Organized in three-part format established by the Construction Specifications Institute: General, Products, and Execution. Topics include: Earthwork & Trenching; Condensate Pumps; Pipes, Valves & Fittings; Extraction Wells; Blowers ...;

A Compilation of Landfill Gas Field Practices and Procedures (1992)

by The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)

Prepared by SWANA’s LFG Management Division, this document is based on their professional assessment of current practices and procedures for the management of landfill gas systems. The manual covers health and safety, materials, and well installation, with safety procedures stressed throughout.;

Landfill Reclamation - Manual of Practice and Procedure (1997)

by The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)

This SWANA Technical Guidance Document examines current practices and procedures employed in landfill reclamation relating to the mining, excavation, recovery, and utilization of landfilled materials. Prepared by SWANA'a Landfill Reclamation Task Force, topics include: Feasibility Plans, Characterization Studies, Operations Work Plan, Health and ...;

Design of Landfills and Integrated Solid Waste Management


By combining integrated solid waste management with the traditional coverage of landfills, this new edition offers the first comprehensive guide to managing the entire solid waste cycle, from collection, to recycling, to eventual disposal. * Includes new material on source reduction, recycling, composting, contamination soil remediation, ...;

The Handbook of Landfill Operations

by Blue Ridge Services, Inc.

Thousands of copies of The Handbook of Landfill Operations have been sold throughout the U.S. and around the world. It is the industry reference for landfill engineers, owners and operators. Used as a textbook at colleges and at SWANA’s ”Operational Issues for Landfill Managers” class, this book has helped our industry ...;

Cleaning Up the Environment

by Eurospan Ltd

The industrial might of the United States grew in the 1930s and flourished during the two world wars. As businesses large and small supplied the needs of the country, they discarded their wastes in landfills, pits, and waterways. It was an easy and inexpensive way to get rid of wastes before more were made. Waste dumping had not yet been linked ...;

Handbook of Regenerative Landscape Design

by Taylor & Francis (USA)

What if environmentally damaged landscapes could not only be remediated from an ecological standpoint, but also designed to replenish an entire community as well as the nature surrounding it? The Handbook of Regenerative Landscape Design incorporates ecology, engineering, sociology, and design elements into a new paradigm for environmental ...;

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