e-waste recycling Books

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    Essential Environment 34th Edition A Comprehensive Guide to UK and EU Environmental Protection Legislation

    ILM Publications has published the 34th Edition of Essential Environment in partnership with Environmental Protection UK. Essential Environment (formerly the Pollution Control Handbook) is the comprehensive guide to UK and EU environmental protection legislation. Written in clear, simple language, the 2012 Essential Environment handbook cuts ...

  • Solid Waste Management and Recycling

    This book is for practising professionals and academics working in urban planning and international development: international project staff, trainers, urban development researchers and teaching staff in universities and polytechnics. Solid Waste Management and Recycling is unique in that it: -utilizes an 'integrated solid waste management ...

  • Feedstock Recycling of Plastic Wastes

    The use of plastic materials has seen a massive increase in recent years, and generation of plastic wastes has grown proportionately. Recycling of these wastes to reduce landfill disposal is problematic due to the wide variation in properties and chemical composition among the different types of plastics. Feedstock recycling is one of the ...

  • Recycling & Waste World Handbook

    The Recycling & Waste World Handbook is the ultimate directory for businesses and organisations within the waste industry. An essential desk companion, the full colour directory is updated every year with the latest legislation news, material specifications as well as a complete A-Z listing of organisations working in the waste ...

  • Recycling in Textiles

    An increasing amount of waste is generated each year from textiles and their production. For economic and environmental reasons, it is necessary that as much of this waste as possible is recycled instead of being disposed of in landfill sites. In reality the rate of textile recycling is still relatively low. On average approximately 10 million ...

  • Rubber Recycling

    The safe disposal and reuse of industrial and consumer rubber waste continues to pose a serious threat to environmental safety and health, despite the fact that the technology now exits for its effective recycling and reuse. Mountains of used tires confirm the belief that chemically crosslinked rubber is one of the most difficult materials to ...

  • Testing Soil Mixed with Waste or Recycled Materials

    The first publication of its kind offering leading edge information on environmentally safe and friendly ways to deal with waste materials. Leading experts in this new sector of the environmental arena have presented 23 peer-reviewed papers in the following comprehensive areas: • Physical properties of soil mixed with a wide variety of waste ...

  • Recycling Concrete : Executive Summary

    This report argues that recycling concrete reduces natural resource exploitation and waste going to landfill. It asks for an ultimate goal of ?zero landfill? of ...

  • Single Stream Recycling (2003)

    New from SWANA's Applied Research Foundation!This is a comprehensive look at single stream recycling, along with an analysis of the economic feasibilities.This guide was developed as a collective research effort through SWANA's Applied Research Foundation. It has been prepared to help solid waste managers throughout North America better understand ...

  • Handbook of Plastics Recycling

    Over the past 20 years recycling of plastics has increased dramatically. This is important not only from the environmental point of view (less landfill space is needed) but also from the economic point of view because recycling allows energy and materials to be reused. This book discusses some of the state-of-the-art techniques of recycling ...

  • Frontiers in the Science and Technology of Polymer Recycling

    Polymers, main components of plastics and rubbers, are being discarded in increasing quantities. But this waste can also be considered as 'plastic gold'. Public concern, coupled with the inherent value of the material, means that recycling is imperative. The present book presents a survey of current knowledge in the form of case studies, ...

  • Environmental Impact Assessment of Recycled Wastes on Surface and Ground Waters

    The state of the art of the impact assessment of recycled hazardous waste materials on surface and ground waters is presented. The topics include chemodynamics, toxicology, modeling and information systems.Due to the wealth of information on this topic, the texts of T. Kassim (ed.): Environmental Impact Assessment are published in three separate ...

  • Law of Solid Waste, Pollution Prevention and Recycling (Environmental Law Series)

    The legal environment surrounding solid waste, pollution prevention, and recycling is complicated with growing liability risks. This treatise gives you all the federal requirements along with selected state and municipal requirements. It also examines techniques under development to minimize the generation of hazardous and nonhazardous waste and ...

  • Leachate Recycle and the Augmentation of Biological Decomposition at Mumicipal Solid Waste Landfills (1991)

    Landfill disposal of MSW remains the major disposal option for many established solid waste programs. With state-of-the-art landfill construction, leachate management and landfill collection, landfills are becoming increasingly technical. Covered in this study: Waste Stabilization/Leacharte Recycle Process & Analysis, Zero-Discharge Leachate ...

  • Recycling, International Trade and the Environment: An Empirical Analysis

    During the last century international trade has become indispensable for many economies. This is not only the case for trade in primary raw materials and consumer products but also for secondary (recyclable) materials. With the rapid growth of the recycling sector worldwide, trade in recyclables increased tremendously. It is striking that ...

  • Waste Management

    In this volume the authors offer a comprehensive treatment of all aspects of waste disposal and management. They illustrate these aspects using numerous practical examples. They have included a comparison of regulations in the United States, Canada and Japan, as well as a review of United States environmental legislation - both Federal and State - ...

  • The Waste Market

    The Waste Market undertakes the interesting task of examining the creative ways in which a handful of European countries, namely Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, and Sweden, have managed their waste collection market. For instance, the Netherlands experimented a lot with competition and different types of ownership. It shows that ...

  • Waste Materials and By-Products in Concrete

    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 ...

  • Electronic Waste Management

    Electronic waste includes such items as TVs, computers, LCD and plasma displays, and mobile phones, as well as a wide range of household, medical and industrial equipment which are simply discarded as new technologies become available. Huge and growing quantities of waste are discarded every year and this waste contains toxic and carcinogenic ...

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