industrial waste disposal Books

  • Environmental Assessment of the Areas Disengaged by Israel in the Gaza Strip

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has revealed the results of the first major investigation into the environmental impact of the Israeli disengagement from Gaza last year. By and large, the UNEP scientific assessment report gives the Gaza pull-out an environmental clean bill of health.Prepared at the request of the Palestinian ...

  • 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 ...

  • Vinyl Chloride

    Evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to vinyl chloride, a colourless, flammable gas manufactured almost exclusively for use in the production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). PVC is used to produce plastic materials having wide applications in the building sector, packaging, electrical appliances, medical care, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Geology and Ecosystems

    This book is the result of an international working group entitled ‘Geology and Ecosystems’ that was organized by the IUGS commission on Geological Sciences for Environmental Planning (COGEOENVIRONMENT). The aim of the working group is to increase awareness and build methodological principles of ecological geology as a new branch of science. This ...

  • The Microbiology of Activated Sludge

    Waste water treatment is the largest biotechnology industry in the world, handling and disposing of domestic and industrial wastes so they present no threat to the general populace or the environment at large. The activated sludge process is the cornerstone of sewage treatment systems. Although it is a biological process and has been in use ...

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