waste paper Books

  • Recycling, International Trade and the Environment: An Empirical Analysis

    During the last century international trade has become indispensable for many economies. This is not only the case for trade in primary raw materials and consumer products but also for secondary (recyclable) materials. With the rapid growth of the recycling sector worldwide, trade in recyclables increased tremendously. It is striking that ...

  • Environmental Aspects of Stabilization and Solidification of Hazardous and Radioactive Wastes

    STP 1033 provides a unique perspective on stabilization and solidification research as performed by the hazardous and radioactive waste communities. These papers are grouped into 4 sections: Processes; Regulatory Aspects and Testing Methods; Laboratory Evaluation; and Large Scale Evaluation or ...

  • Basic Service Provision for the Urban Poor: The Experience of Development Workshop in AngolaWorking Paper on Poverty Reduction in Urban Areas 8

    This paper describes the water and sanitation programmes that the NGO Development Workshop has developed in Luanda over the last 15 years, working with community organisations, local government, and the official water and sanitation agencies.This paper describes the water and sanitation programmes that the NGO Development Workshop has developed in ...

  • Geotechnical Engineering of Ocean Waste Disposal

    15 peer-reviewed papers on geotechnical test methods and procedures used for site evaluation, design, construction, and monitoring of both contaminated areas and waste disposal facilities in the marine environment. Part A -- Shallow Ocen Disposal: Dredged Material, Sludges, and Bulking Wastes includes six papers on dredge material disposal. Part ...

  • Reduced Acitivation Materials for Fusion Reactors

    Material for future reactors is the focus of this new publication from ASTM. Eighteen papers anticipate safety and waste disposal problems from induced radioactivity in the reactor materials. Papers presented in three sections: • Austenitic Stainless Steels • Ferritic Steels • Vanadium ...

  • Advances in Solid State Fermentation

    This book covers a wide range of studies in the field of Solid State Fermentation (SSF). The work begins with a collection of useful definitions followed by contributions on biomass estimation and the kinetics of fungal growth on solid substrates. Key articles are included on engineering and SSF reactor design and agro-industrial waste ...

  • Geotechnics of Waste Fills: Theory and Practice

    Explores the geotechnical properties and behavior of waste fill materials. 23 peer-reviewed papers provide solutions to problems pertaining to placing methods, field and laboratory sampling and testing, classification, and in-situ improvement methods. Papers in 4 sections: • Landfill Investigations, Design, Construction• Stabilization, ...

  • Monitoring Methods for Toxics in the Atmosphere

    Addresses some of the most important classes of air toxics, those that currently generate national and international concern regarding human and ecological hazards, namely volatile organic compounds; acid gases; and HCL and heavy metals from waste incineration. 16 papers that review developments and challenges in the areas of sampling, ...

  • DOT/RCRA Compliance Manual

    This manual includes instructions for classifying hazardous materials and hazardous wastes; procedures for determining packing groups and the proper DOT shipping name; selecting the proper container; marking and labeling containers; loading and unloading hazardous materials; preparing shipping papers and hazardous waste manifests; placarding ...

  • 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 ...

  • Stabilization and Solidification of Hazardous, Radioactive and Mixed Wastes, 3rd Volume

    Stabilization and solidification (S/S) technologies have been used for decades as a final treatment step prior to the disposal of radioactive and chemically hazardous wastes. STP 1240 provides you with the latest technical exchange of S/S information available from both of these scientific communities. The majority of papers addresses leachability ...

  • Standards on Dosimetry for Radiation Processing, Second Edition

    This unique publication contains 31 of the latest standards on dosimetry for the radiation processing industry. These standards were developed by ASTM International's Subcommittee E10.01 on Dosimetry for Radiation Processing, which is comprised of most individuals, worldwide, known to be active in this field.To complement the ASTM dosimetry ...

  • Geotechnics of High Water Content Materials

    STP 1374, written by worldwide experts in their field, examines a broad range of topics covering the latest geotechnical engineering developments in high water content materials. Emphasis is given to construction on marginal lands and disposal of high water content waste materials. Various types of high water content materials are explored, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Applying Multiple Criteria Aid for Decision to Environmental Management

    There is a demand for aids to decision making from different scientific disciplines in the assessment and management of environmental problems. Since such problems cannot be solved on the basis of one criterion of choice, i.e. by the optimization of a single criterion, multicriteria decision aids (MCDA) have to be used. There is a variety of ...

  • 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 Testing and Quality Assurance

    Follows the progress and major developments in waste testing, environmental monitoring, and related quality assurance. 33 papers highlight: • waste and environmental media sampling• property and hazard assessment• chemical and biological analysis• estimating migration of hazardous constituents from wastes• analytical ...

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