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    Activated Sludge Technology Book

    A Brief History of the Activated Sludge ProcessAlthough recorded history and surviving archaeological sites show that the Babylonians and Assyrians, and later the Romans all used quite sophisticated technology to collect and dispose of their wastes, this environmental awareness was not adopted by later societies, until the Industrial Revolution 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 ...

  • Introduction to Industrial Minerals

    Introduction to Industrial Minerals introduces the reader to the subject of the new mineral raw materials that our society demands. It emphasizes the way in which, in order to satisfy the consumer, the requirements of industry control mineral exploitation, and the way fundamental mineral properties are exploited for particular applications. ...

  • Evaluation of Processes to Reduce Activated Sludge Solids Generation and Disposal

    This project will deal with a number of aspects of WAS-only-reduction technologies for both industrial and municipal wastewater treatment applications. The objectives of this project include the following: Developing an evaluation methodology that can be used to independently assess the effectiveness of WAS-reduction technologies Demonstrating the ...

  • Hazardous and Industrial Waste Management and Testing

    Papers are divided into four areas: analysis of wastes and waste disposal sites; amelioration of wastes in the disposal environment; waste as resource; and international perspectives on waste ...

  • Geological Disposal of Radioactive Wastes en Natural Annalogues (Hardbound)

    Many countries are currently exploring the option to dispose of highly radioactive solid wastes deep underground in purpose built, engineered repositories. A number of surface and shallow repositories for less radioactive wastes are already in operation. One of the challenges facing the nuclear industry is to demonstrate confidently that a ...

  • Geological Disposal of Radioactive Wastes en Natural Annalogues (Paperback)

    Many countries are currently exploring the option to dispose of highly radioactive solid wastes deep underground in purpose built, engineered repositories. A number of surface and shallow repositories for less radioactive wastes are already in operation. One of the challenges facing the nuclear industry is to demonstrate confidently that a ...

  • Hazardous and Industrial Solid Waste Testing

    Second in a series, the purpose of this book is to describe new and improved means of evaluating hazardous and industrial solid wastes in terms of both hazard degree and disposal ...

  • Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial, Second Edition

    Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial, Second Edition addresses the three main categories of wastes (hazardous, municipal, and 'special' wastes) covered under federal regulation outlined in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), an established framework for managing the generation, transportation, treatment, ...

  • Hazardous and Industrial Solid Waste Minimization Practices

    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 ...

  • Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial

    A practical guide for the identification and management of a range of hazardous wastes, Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial integrates technical information including chemistry, microbiology, and engineering, with current regulations. Emphasizing basic environmental science and related technical fields, the book is an ...

  • Wastewater treatment in the fishery industry - vol 355 (En )

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical Papers This document presents fish processors with an introduction to the concepts of fisheries wastewater characterization and the various types of treatment utilised. The topics dealt with include characterization analysis, primary treatment, biological treatment, physicochemical treatment including disinfection, ...

  • Thermal Solid Waste Utilisation in Regular and Industrial Facilities

    Proceedings of the International Workshop, Thermal Solid Waste Utilization in Regular and Industrial Facilities, held in Kazimierz Dolny, Poland, November 28-30, 1999. In recent years, industrial and urban growth has resulted in growing volumes of nondegradable wastes, and this volume focuses on the technologies related to recycling and ...

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologies: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

    Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologies: A Multidisciplinary Perspective serves as an introduction to hydraulic fracturing and provides balanced coverage of its benefits and potential negative effects. Presenting a holistic assessment of hydraulic fracturing and its environmental impacts, this book chronicles the history and development of ...

  • Waste Management: Types of Waste Streams in Healthcare Facilities (pkg of 5)

    The Continuing Education Series is ideal for environmental service technicians to improve their understanding of the industry and increase their marketability. This publication deals with learning how to identify various forms of waste and how to dispose of ...

  • Waste Market Overview & Outlook 2007

    The Waste Market Overview examines the industry top to bottom covering waste generation, collection, processing, recovery and disposal by revenue and volume. The report details the relationship of past and future pricing to capacity and demand for disposal, and shows the increasing role of the private sector. Waste equipment and the emerging ...

  • 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 ...

  • Environment Conscious Manufacturing

    Hotter temperatures, less arctic ice, loss of habitat—every other day, it seems, global warming and environmental issues make headlines. Consumer-driven environmental awareness combined with stricter recycling regulations have put the pressure on companies to produce and dispose of products in an environmentally responsible manner. Redefining ...

  • Cyanide in Water and Soil: Chemistry, Risk, and Management

    The presence of cyanide is a significant issue in industrial and municipal wastewater treatment and management, in remediation of former manufactured gas plant sites and aluminum production waste disposal sites, in treatment and management of residuals from hydrometallurgical gold mining, and in other industrial operations in which cyanide-bearing ...

  • Principles of Hazardous Materials Management, Second Edition

    A comprehensive overview of the field of hazardous materials management, this second edition features updated information on toxic and hazardous substance and waste; sources, storage, and treatment; transportation; regulatory jurisdictions; emergency response planning; as well as industrial hygiene and worker safety. As in the best-selling first ...

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