Solid Waste Books

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Environmental Data Management

by Springer

Two basic tools for integrated management of the environment are modeling and environmental data. Both tools were available and valid in the past; however, the recent requirements for integrated environmental management have also led to a significant evolution of both modeling procedures and data management systems. Regarding these advances, ...;

40th Annual Solid Waste Exposition (WASTECON) Proceedings (2002) - HC or CD

by The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)

Topics covered at the 40th Annual Solid Waste Exposition include: Buying Recycled; Collection; Communications Education & Marketing; Contracting for Solid Waste Services; Emerging Legal Trends in Waste Management; International MSW Practice and Solutions; Landfill Gas Control; Landfill Gas Utilization; Landfill Management; Planning and Management; ...;

Thesaurus on Resource Recovery Terminology

by ASTM International

STP 832 is a compendium of terms identified as useful to those involved or interested in recovering the resources in the solid wastes discarded by communities, institutions, commercial enterprises, and industry. The terms included were selected to readily permit communication and commodities recovered from waste materials and the users of these ...;

Hazardous and Industrial Solid Waste Minimization Practices

by ASTM International

This practical guide cites actual experiences in waste minimization, and describes to waste disposal as well as how to minimize environmental impact. 17 peer reviewed papers cover: general managerial practices; waste minimization audits; solvent recovery, used oil recovery; and miscellaneous separation and utilization practices.;

Power Generation from Solid Fuels

by Springer

Power Generation from Solid Fuels introduces the different technologies to produce heat and power from solid fossil (hard coal, brown coal) and renewable (biomass, waste) fuels, such as combustion and gasification, steam power plants and combined cycles etc. The book discusses technologies with regard to their efficiency, emissions, operational ...;

Integrated Solid Waste Management: A Life Cycle Inventory + CD


The first edition described the concept of Integrated Waste Management (IWM), and the use of Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) to provide a way to assess the environmental and economic performance of solid waste systems. Actual examples of IWM systems and published accounts of LCI models for solid waste are now appearing in the literature. To draw out ...;

Encyclopedia of Soil Science

by Springer

Soil as the basis of civilization, is the most important resource of the solid earth that we use. It is the source of most of our food and fiber, much of our building materials, and the repository of most of our wastes. Over the last 10,000 years we have learned to manipulate it for our purposes to such a degree that our ecological footprint has ...;

Principles and Standards for the Disposal of Long-lived Radioactive Wastes

by Elsevier BV

This handbook is concerned with developing principles and standards for the safe disposal of solid radioactive wastes by burial deep in the Earth's crust. Radioactive wastes have focussed thinking on long-term environmental protection issues in an unprecedented way. Consequently, the way in which principles and standards are set, and the thinking ...;

Hazardous and Industrial Solid Waste Testing

by ASTM International

Twenty-four papers examine the following subjects: thermal treatment; hazard degrees, health effects, and risk assessment; waste characterization; extraction of extracts and leachates; landfill/land farm simulation; and sampling of residues and sites.;

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