alternative waste treatment Books

  • Hazardous Industrial Waste Treatment

    Increasing demand on industrial capacity has, as an unintended consequence, produced an accompanying increase in harmful and hazardous wastes. Derived from the second edition of the popular Handbook of Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Treatment, Hazardous Industrial Waste Treatment outlines the fundamentals and latest developments in hazardous ...

  • Waste Treatment in the Food Processing Industry

    Many standard industrial waste treatment texts sufficiently address a few major technologies for conventional in-plant environmental control strategies in the food industry. But none explore the complete range of technologies with a focus on new developments in innovative and alternative technology, design criteria, effluent standards, managerial ...

  • Advances in Hazardous Industrial Waste Treatment

    As the global nature of pollution becomes increasingly obvious, successful hazardous waste treatment programs must take a total environmental control approach that encompasses all areas of pollution control. With its focus on new developments in innovative and alternative environmental technology, design criteria, effluent standards, managerial ...

  • Evaluating And Selecting The Best Medical Waste Treatment

    This document will provide the criteria for consideration and analysis in the process of evaluating and selecting the best or most viable alternative medical waste treatment technology for a particular site-specific application. Over the last 15 years, it has been particularly difficult for facilities to plan and make the best, most cost-effective ...

  • Waste Treatment in the Metal Manufacturing, Forming, Coating, and Finishing Industries

    Waste Treatment in the Metal Manufacturing, Forming, Coating, and Finishing Industries provides all of the necessary technical information on industrial and hazardous waste treatment. Focusing on new developments in innovative and alternative technologies, it offers in-depth coverage of environmental pollution sources, waste characteristics, ...

  • Effluents from Alternative Demilitarization Technologies

    The book assesses a broad range of effluents (process residues) from a selection of worldwide technologies that have been proposed as alternatives to incineration for the remediation and destruction of chemical warfare agents and associated matériel. Treatment of metal parts and explosive or energetic materials are considered. The alternative ...

  • Effluents from Alternative Demilitarization Technologies

    The book assesses a broad range of effluents (process residues) from a selection of worldwide technologies that have been proposed as alternatives to incineration for the remediation and destruction of chemical warfare agents and associated matériel. Treatment of metal parts and explosive or energetic materials are considered. The alternative ...

  • Scientific Advances in Alternative Demilitarization Technologies

    This book assesses a broad range of technologies, proposed throughout the world as alternatives to incineration, for the destruction of chemical warfare agents. Treatment of metal parts and explosive or energetic material is considered as a secondary issue. The technologies are grouped into three categories, based on process bulk operating ...

  • Sustainable Food Waste Evaluation

    Available as eBook only According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA, 2011), over 34 million tons of food waste are generated annually in the United States. The agency further reports that almost all of this waste is landfilled. Based on these estimates, food waste is the second greatest category of waste generated in the ...

  • Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems, Second Edition

    Calling for ecologically and economically sound wastewater treatment systems, the authors of Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems explore the use of wetlands, sprinkler or deep irrigation, groundwater recharge, and other natural systems as sustainable methods for the treatment and management of wastewater. Based on work by prominent experts in ...

  • Hazardous and Industrial Solid Waste Testing and Disposal

    Divided into 7 sections: Contaminate and Leaching Assessments; Ground Water and Contaminant Migration Assessment; Incineration of Hazardous Waste; Liner Assessments; Site Monitoring and Assessment; Waste Treatment Alternatives; and ASTM Test Method ...

  • Medical Waste Auto Claves: Not Just A Lot Of Hot Air (PDS)

    Our industry has seen the development of 'alternative medical waste treatment technologies', thanks in part to stringent air quality standards along with public sentiment opposed to incineration, resulting in a decline in use of on-site medical waste incinerators. Steam sterilization has emerged as an acceptable method of treatment prior to ...

  • The Membrane-Coupled Activated Sludge Process in Municipal Wastewater Treatment

    This book represents a milestone. It is the first overall presentation that summarizes the membrane-coupled activated sludge process (MCASP) in its entirety. The volume offers a thorough survey of current know-how, an explanation of the operational MCASP in municipal plants with full-scale membrane modules, and a description of its advantages and ...

  • Septage Handling - MOP 24

    A principal reference source for those associated with the specialized task of managing and treating septage. This manual of practice is comprised of the collective experiences and innovations of many individuals involved with the applications of the best principles and practices for treatment and disposal of septage. Explore alternatives for ...

  • Environmental Anaerobic Technology

    Anaerobic technology has become widely accepted by the environmental industry as a cost-effective alternative to the conventional aerobic process. In addition, with the intrinsic advantages of energy saving, reduced sludge yield, and production of biofuel, anaerobic process will be the favored green treatment technology for sustainable environment ...

  • Reduction, Modification and Valorisation of Sludge

    The adoption of the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive requires sewage sludge to be subsequently treated and the Sewage Sludge Directive regulates the uses and properties of stabilised sludge for being either recycled or disposed. Both directives drive specific actions in two complementary ways. Reduction, Modification and Valorisation of ...

  • Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering, Fifth Edition, Volumes One and Two

    Completely revised and updated, Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering, Fifth Edition spans the entire spectrum of environmental science and engineering. Still the most comprehensive, authoritative reference available in this field, the monumental two-volume encyclopedia has expanded to include 87 articles on topics ranging from ...

  • Privatization of Water Services in the United States: An Assessment of Issues and Experience

    In the quest to reduce costs and improve the efficiency of water and wastewater services, many communities in the United States are exploring the potential advantages of privatization of those services. Unlike other utility services, local governments have generally assumed responsibility for providing water services. Privatization of such ...

  • Environmental Infrastructure Management

    Environmental issues continue to burden governments and economies throughout the post-communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the newly independent states of the former Soviet Union. Severe environmental degradation is endemic to the region, the existing environmental infrastructure is often inadequate, significant new ...

  • Living with the Earth, Third Edition: Concepts in Environmental Health Science

    Includes all the bells and whistles you and your students have come to expect It’s hard to imagine a book more innovative and groundbreaking than Living with the Earth: Concepts in Environmental Health Science, Third Edition. The first edition won the CHOICE award for Outstanding Academic Book and both previous editions became bestsellers in ...

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