waste handling processes Books

  • Combustion and Incineration Processes, Third Edition,

    Covering each aspect of an incineration facility, from contaminant receipt and storage to stack discharge and dispersion, this reference explores the operation and evaluation of incineration systems for hazardous and non-hazardous gaseous, liquid, sludge, and solid wastes. Highlighting breakthroughs in air pollution control, the book discusses ...

  • Advanced Instrumentation, Data Interpretation, and Control of Biotechnological Processes

    The scope of the field of biotechnological processes is very wide, covering such processes as fermentations for production of high-valued specialist chemicals (e.g. pharmaceuticals), high-volume production of foods and feeds (e.g. yoghurt, cheese, beer), as well as biological waste treatment, handling solid (composting), liquid (activated ...

  • Operating Large Scale Membrane Bioreactors for Municipal Wastewater Treatment

    During the last decade membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology has grown up to be state of the art in municipal wastewater treatment. Since 1999 the Erftverband has designed, tendered and commissioned three MBR for municipal wastewater treatment in Germany, with capacities from 3,000 to 45,000 m³/d. The Erftverband was one of the pioneers in the full ...

  • 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 ...

  • Biotechnology for the Environment: Soil Remediation

    At the dawn of the 21st century, biotechnology is emerging as a key enabling technology for sustainable environmental protection and stewardship. Biotechnology for the Environment: Soil Remediation offers a state-of-the-art account of environmental biotechnology both in emerging and in more mature technological applications of soil remediation and ...

  • Response to Marine Oil Pollution - Review and Assessment

    Response to Marine Oil Pollution - Review and Assessment is the essential source book, now updated, for all involved in marine oil pollution consequences and response. It covers policy, planning and operations, and provides technical assessment of the true nature of the problem, of the means to maximise the performance of current techniques ...

  • End-of-Life Tires-Exploiting their Value

    Much has happened recently in the field of waste management and this has had a strong impact on the handling of used tires. This Rapra Industry Analysis Report provides up-to-date data and comment about the progress in the UK, Europe and North America in the handling of the problem of used tires once removed from vehicles. Legislation in Europe is ...

  • Environmental Data Management

    Two basic tools for integrated management of the environment are modeling and environmental data. Both tools were available and valid in the past; however, the recent requirements for integrated environmental management have also led to a significant evolution of both modeling procedures and data management systems. Regarding these advances, ...

  • Chemistry for the Protection of the Environment 4

    Chemistry for the Protection of the Environment 4 focuses on: • Environmental aspects of agricultural practices• Field characterization and quantification of chemical constituents• Fate of contaminants in the environment/environmental monitoring• Thermal treatment technologies• Remediation of contaminated sites• Wastewater treatment and sludge ...

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