waste and recycling Books

  • 40th Annual Solid Waste Exposition (WASTECON) Proceedings (2002) - HC or CD

    Topics covered at the 40th Annual Solid Waste Exposition include: Buying Recycled; Collection; Communications Education & Marketing; Contracting for Solid Waste Services; Emerging Legal Trends in Waste Management; International MSW Practice and Solutions; Landfill Gas Control; Landfill Gas Utilization; Landfill Management; Planning and Management; ...

  • Climate Change and Technological Options

    An up-to-date text on climate change focussing on technical solutions for the most important and climate relevant economic sectors is presented. It is intended for key decision makers, and administrators within industry, agricultural and energy sectors, as well as masters students and post graduates. The first of three sections covers the ...

  • 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 ...

  • An Ounce Of Prevention: Waste Reduction Strategies For Healthcare Facilities

    This book will illustrate a basic, but comprehensive, approach to implementing waste reduction and recycling strategies in health care facilities. Definitions will be given to terms in waste management world. Learn how to cut costs, improve productivity and understand the waste management ...

  • Planet in Peril: Atlas of Current Threats to People and the Environment

    Planet in Peril: An Atlas of Current Threats to People and the Environment offers a holistic and well-researched analysis of today’s global issues and their impact on human population and the environment.Written by an international team of specialists, this Atlas illustrates through text and beautifully rendered maps, graphics and diagrams ...

  • Guidebook for Hospital Waste Reduction & An Ounce of Prevention

    Complete Set These are both popular books sold at a special discount price. Catalog no. WS-057038 This companion guide to An Ounce of Prevention provides you with tools, guidelines and information to help you navigate through the regulatory and financial maze, associated with establishing a waste-management program for your facilities. 1996, 109 ...

  • Texas Environmental Laws, 2010 ed. (West`s® Texas Statutes and Codes)

    Contains text of selected provisions from the Agriculture Code, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, Government Code, Health and Safety Code, Local Government Code, Natural Resources Code, Parks and Wildlife Code, Transportation Code, Utilities Code, and Water Code. Also includes Revised Civil Statutes relating to air and water pollution, solid waste ...

  • 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 ...

  • Environmental Technology Handbook: 2nd Edition

    This is a comprehensive textbook for energy and environment covering history, sources, movement, control of anthropogenic emissions, toxicology and regulations. The new and updated edition of the Environmental Technology Handbook explains clearly with well-defined terms the present relationship between energy generation from all sources and its ...

  • 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 ...

  • Managing Wastes In Merger Conditions: Optimizing Systems

    This document identifies useful strategies for making waste management decisions under merger conditions. It specifically focuses on optimizing waste systems for cost, compliance safety, and recycling of wastes. When multiple organizations consolidate, waste generation from many sites are best managed consistently, cost effectively, and ...

  • 14th Annual Waste Reduction, Recycling & Composting and 7th Annual Collection/Transfer Symposium Proceedings (2003)

    Various topics were covered at these two joint symposia. Issues discussed include: Use of compost as erosion control; After the storm- emergency response and disaster debris recovery; Television and computer monitor diversion programs; The markets and economics of recycling; Sustainability and green standards; C&D source reduction and reuse; ...

  • New Report On Environmental Protection & Waste Management in Canada

    The staff at Hazardous Materials Management and Solid Waste & Recycling magazines, working with consultants from Environics International, have released the most in-depth study of the environmental protection and waste management industries in Canada to date.The full report -- which includes valuable information about new trends, pollution and ...

  • 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 ...

  • High Tech Trash

    The Digital Age was expected to usher in an era of clean production, an alternative to smokestack industries and their pollutants. But as environmental journalist Elizabeth Grossman reveals in this penetrating analysis of high tech manufacture and disposal, digital may be sleek, but it's anything but clean. Deep within every electronic device lie ...

  • Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems

    Although initially based purely on environmental principles of reuse and recycling, natural waste treatment systems proved to have economic advantages over mechanical systems in many cases, being less expensive to build and operate as well as requiring less energy. Thus, natural waste treatment methods reemerged even as advanced wastewater ...

  • Safe Management of Wastes from Health-care Activities

    This handbook provides the first comprehensive guide to the safe and efficient handling, treatment, and disposal of all categories of hazardous waste generated by health-care activities. Although the major emphasis is on waste generated by hospitals, guidelines and advice are also relevant to wastes produced in health centres, research facilities, ...

  • Global Life Cycle Impact Assessments of Material Shifts

    Planet Earth is under stress from various environmental factors, increasing the importance of being able to estimate the environmental costs associated with dynamic material shifts. Such shifts are occurring in the electronics industry and the most famous recent example is the introduction of lead-free solders. Global Life Cycle Impact Assessments ...

  • The Modern Problems of Electrostatics with Applications in Environment Protection

    Among the many technological and legal efforts being made to restore our environment, electrostatic technologies may well hold the solution to the cleaning of air, water and soil. Such technologies include non-thermal plasma processing - electron beam irradiation, electrical discharge, hybrid plasma systems. The book also contains ...

  • The Modern Problems of Electrostatics with Applications in Environment Protection

    Among the many technological and legal efforts being made to restore our environment, electrostatic technologies may well hold the solution to the cleaning of air, water and soil. Such technologies include non-thermal plasma processing - electron beam irradiation, electrical discharge, hybrid plasma systems. The book also contains ...

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