waste generation Books

  • Waste Management and The Environment IV

    Waste generation is rapidly becoming one of the key problems of the modern world, due to the increasing waste generation rate as well as the complexity of waste composition. Damage to the environment caused by poor waste management can be avoided by implementing environmentally sensitive waste management techniques. Nevertheless, regardless of ...

  • 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 ...

  • Sustainable Mining Practices: A Global Perspective

    Describing the current status of mining practice in the Americas, Asia and Europe, Sustainable Mining Practices: A Global Perpective provides a definition of sustainable mining, and generally describes the international sustainable mining practices since 1992. It focuses on such issues as the large volume of waste generated during mining, mine ...

  • Earthquake Waste Symposium; Osaka 12-13 June 1995 - Proceedings: IETC Technical Publication Series 2

    Earthquake Waste Symposium Osaka, 12-13 June 1995 - Proceedings. In the aftermath of the Japanese Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, a symposium provided guidance on the management of large quantities of demolition wastes generated by natural disasters. The proceedings of this symposium -- organized by the Japan Waste Management Consultant Association ...

  • 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 ...

  • RCRA Small Quantity Generators: A Commitment To The Future (Video)

    Give your supervisors and employees an overview of the federal requirements with this informative program.In 1980, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) was passed in response to public concern about mismanagement of hazardous waste. Under RCRA, hazardous waste generators are required to follow certain steps guaranteeing the safe ...

  • Pollution Prevention: The Bottom Line (Video)

    Instruct your employees how to prevent waste at its source, rather than managing waste after it is generated.Instruct your employees how to prevent waste at its source, rather than managing waste after it is generated. This program will help you teach pollution prevention, which will save your company time and money.Environmental ...

  • Decommissioning of Facilities Using Radioactive Material - Safety Requirements - IAEA Safety Standards Series No. WS-R-5

    The importance of decommissioning has come to the fore in the past few years. Previously the requirements for safety during decommissioning had been considered as part of general waste management, but recently it was decided that this important part of a facility’s life needs to have definitive requirements specified. This publication provides ...

  • Olive Processing Waste Management

    The book contains a comprehensive review of literature and patent survey concerning olive processing waste. Over 1,000 citations are presented. Wastes considered include olive cultivation solid waste, wastes arising from classical, three- and two-phase olive mills and wastes generated during table olive processing. In addition, information is ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • RCRA Small Quantity Generators: A Commitment To The Future (DVD)

    Give your supervisors and employees an overview of the federal requirements with this informative program.In 1980, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) was passed in response to public concern about mismanagement of hazardous waste. Under RCRA, hazardous waste generators are required to follow certain steps guaranteeing the safe ...

  • How to Store Hazwaste On-site Without a Permit

    Storage of hazardous waste generally requires a storage permit under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) rules. • Time after time, inspectors from state environmental protection agencies list generator violations and lapses in compliance with the accumulation time requirements. • This 66-page special report will explain the federal ...

  • RCRA Small Quantity Generators: A Commitment To The Future (CD-ROM)

    Give your supervisors and employees an overview of the federal requirements with this informative program.In 1980, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) was passed in response to public concern about mismanagement of hazardous waste. Under RCRA, hazardous waste generators are required to follow certain steps guaranteeing the safe ...

  • 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, ...

  • Pollution Prevention: The Bottom Line (Handbook)

    Instruct your employees how to prevent waste at its source, rather than managing waste after it is generated.How to prevent waste at its source, rather than after it has been generated, is the focus of this important handbook. The terms and practices of pollution prevention are discussed.Number of pages can vary though most handbooks are 16 pages ...

  • RCRA Practice Manual, The, Second Edition

    This updated edition of The RCRA Practice Manual is a comprehensive yet easy-to-use guide to an extraordinarily complex area of environmental law. This practice-oriented book focuses on the 'cradle-to-grave' program for managing hazardous wastes under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The RCRA program regulates the handling of ...

  • Thermophilic Moulds in Biotechnology

    All important aspects of thermophilic moulds such as systematics, ecology, physiology and biochemistry, production of extracellular and intracellular enzymes, their role in spoilage of stores products and solid and liquid waste management, and general and molecular genetics have been dealt with comprehensively by experts in this book which ...

  • Clean Technology and the Environment

    This important book describes the concept of 'clean technology' as an approach for protecting the environment by preventing the pollution at source, minimising waste and reducing energy use. General chapters on the economics, and research and management implications of a 'clean technology' approach are followed by detailed coverage of ...

  • Both Sides of the Border

    This volume complements Shared Space: Rethinking the U.S.-Mexico Border Environment, edited by Lawrence Herzog and Environmental Management on North America's Borders, edited by Richard Kiy and John Wirth. This volume expands the range of issues addressed in previous volumes as well as focuses on comprehensive assessments of cooperative efforts of ...

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