city waste management Books

  • Solid Waste Management in the World's Cities : Water and Sanitation in the World's Cities 2010

    In our rapidly urbanizing global society, solid waste management will be a key challenge facing all the world's cities. Solid Waste Management in the World's Cities provides a fresh perspective and new data on one of the biggest issues in urban development.Using the framework of Integrated Sustainable Waste Management (ISWM), the report brings ...

  • Sustainable Cities Revisited : Environment and Urbanization 10.2

    Includes: ~case studies of innovative local agenda 21s in Manizales (Colombia) and Chimbote (Peru) and of a Peru-wide programme to support local agenda 21s in many Peruvian cities ~A review of 'localizing agenda 21' programmes in Nakuru (Kenya), Essaouira (Morocco) and Vinh City (Vietnam). ~Measures to avoid anti-poor solutions to Mumbai's ...

  • Sustainable Cities Revisited II : Environment and Urbanization 11.2

    Peru, South Africa, Colombia, Uganda, Cuba, Nigeria, Ecuador, India, Turkey This includes papers on~- Community-level local agenda 21s in Manizales and in Lima.~Land invasion and model house building in Cape Town.~-Information and participation within environmental management.~Addressing children’s needs in urban areas.~Sustainable ...

  • Management of Combined Sewer Overflows

    There are approximately 10,000 combined sewer overflow (CSO) locations in the United States. During peak storm events they can release about 1.2 trillion gallons of waste and up to 95% of a municipality´s raw sewage into surface waters. Although many cities have initiated programs, the CSO problem remains largely unsolved and continues to be a ...

  • Scientific and Technological Achievements Related to the Development of European Cities

    What will the city of the future look like? Advanced research and international cooperation, as presented here, have analyzed the problems (urban air and water pollution, waste treatment, illumination) and are offering new ways to solve them. The city in general can be considered on the basis of two models - Sociopolis vs. Technopolis - and ...

  • International Source Book on Environmentally Sound Technologies for Municipal Solid Waste Management: IECT Technical Publication Series 6

    This source book provides developing countries and countries with economies in transition and transition-economy countries with information sources and selected technologies relating to environmentally sound management of municipal solid waste (MSW) - separation at source, collection, transport, storage and treatment, disposal, management of ...

  • Waste Sites as Biological Reactors: Characterization and Modeling

    Where and how wastes disappear, and how the environment is affected by the process, are issues that affect cities and towns around the world. Recent investigations have convincingly shown that waste poses water, air, and public health dangers that necessitate highly efficient engineered controls. An inexpensive, effective, method for assessing ...

  • Climate Change, Water Supply and Sanitation: Risk Assessment, Management, Mitigation and Reduction

    Climate Change, Water Supply and Sanitation: Risk Assessment, Management, Mitigation and Reduction pulls together the final outcomes and recommendations from the PREPARED project that originated from the WSSTP (Water Supply and Sanitation Technology Platform) thematic working group Sustainable Water Management in Urban areas. The PREPARED project ...

  • Global Atlas of Excreta, Wastewater Sludge, and Biosolids Management

    Distasteful though the subject may be to some, the treatment of Human waste-or its lack of treatment-poses an important problem facing the world's population, particularly in developing countries and particularly in cities.In this atlas, 27 countries and regions of the world report on sanitation in their respective jurisdictions. They range from ...

  • Urban Sediment Removal

    With the growing interest in using street sweeping as a tool in environmental management, and with increased problems in managing street sweeping waste, the need for a comprehensive resource for city managers and environmental professionals has become necessary. This examination of the science, policy, and management of street sweeping ...

  • Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition - Student Edition

    This is the Paperback Student Edition of Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rapid and important developments in the area of energy - water nexus over the last two to three years have been significant. This new edition of Water and Energy: Threats ...

  • Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition

    For student edition please click here. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rapid and important developments in the area of energy - water nexus over the last two to three years have been significant. This new edition of Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities is timely and continues to ...

  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games: An Environmental Review

    This report aims to analyze the projects implemented by the city of Beijing to incorporate environmental sustainability into the 2008 Olympic Games and fulfil the environmental commitments made during the candidature phase. Beijing set ambitious environmental goals to show the world its commitment to sustainable development. The project areas ...

  • Handbook on Urban Sustainability

    Municipal authorities and agencies around the world are striving to place their cities on the road to sustainability. Cities, as very complex entities, offer a constant interaction between people, resources and the environment. This makes strategic planning demanding and difficult.This book, written by worldwide specialists from Canada, India, ...

  • Industrial Pollution Prevention

    This book is intended for those in government, academia and industry who are interested in, or responsible for pollution prevention (P2). The second edition reflects the rapid change in pollution prevention strategies and market needs. It calls the readers attention to the concept and practices of pollution management rather than waste management ...

  • Sustainable Treatment and Reuse of Municipal Wastewater

    In many countries, especially in developing countries, many people are lacking access to water and sanitation services and this inadequate service is the main cause of diseases in these countries.  Application of appropriate wastewater treatment technologies, which are effective, low cost (in investment and especially in operation and ...

  • Chemistry for the Protection of the Environment 3

    Water Resources-Quality of Surface and Drinking Water: Drinking Water Production with a Dual Floating Medium-Sand Filter System; B.A. Bolto, et al. Determination of Reduced Sulphur Compounds in the Aquatic Environment by HPLC and CE; E. Kaniowska, et al. Air Pollutions-Reduction and Monitoring: Effect of Land Management in Winter Crop Season ...

  • Rural-Urban Transformations: Environment & Urbanization 15.1

    This issue describes the multiple linkages between rural and urban areas, with papers drawn from 13 nations. A large and growing proportion of rural households have urban components to their livelihoods, while most rural households rely on urban areas for access to markets and services. Many urban households have rural components to their ...

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