waste production Books

  • Handbook of Waste Management and Co-Product Recovery in Food Processing: Volume 1

    With its distinguished editor and army of international contributors, Waste Management and Co-Product Recovery in Food Processing reviews the latest developments in this area. The book introduces the field, focussing on legislation and consumer interests, the principle drivers of waste management. It addresses the minimization of biowaste and the ...

  • Water-Rock Interaction: Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Water-Rock Interaction, Kunming, China, 31 Ju

    The hydrosphere and lithosphere intersect in a zone a few kilometres wide at the earth’s surface, resulting in the formation of magmas, metamorphic rocks and mineral deposits, and placing important controls on the evolution of landscapes. This interaction imparts chemistry to waters and provides the essential environment for ecosystems to ...

  • Environmental Hydrogeology, Second Edition

    Explore the Role of Hydrogeology in Local Issues and Global Perils Headlines continue to blare news of climate change, tangential catastrophic events, and dwindling energy resources. Written by respected practitioners, and geared to practitioners and students, Environmental Hydrogeology, Second Edition explores the role that hydrogeology can play ...

  • By-product Synergy: A strategy for Sustainable development

    By-product synergy is the synergy among diverse industries, agriculture and communities resulting in profitable conversion of by-products and wastes to resources promoting sustainability. Based on the experiences of the members of BCSD-Gulf of Mexico, and case studies, this primer provides examples of how companies have increased their ...

  • 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 ...

  • Handbook of Pollution Prevention Practices

    This text provides approaches and methodologies for implementing pollution prevention (P2) and waste minimization programmes to reduce manufacturing operational costs significantly. It focuses on reducing manufacturing and environmental compliance costs by instituting feedstock substitution, improved operational schemes, recycling and by-product ...

  • Handbook of Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Treatment, Volume II

    An authoritative reference for technical information on industrial and hazardous waste treatment, the Handbook of Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Treatment, Volume II provides broad, comprehensive coverage of basic and advanced principles and applications. It addresses wastes in a variety of industries, covering metal finishing, food processing, ...

  • European Directory of Hazardous Waste Management 1993/94

    This new directory presents a database of significant companies, throughout Europe, which provide equipment or services for the management of hazardous waste. The directory provides what is perhaps the first compendium of the hazardous waste management industry, from multinationals to small, niche-market specialists. Which are the major ...

  • City Limits: Putting the Brakes on Sprawl

    Today, every world region suffers from sprawling, car-choked urban areas. Accidents and pollution-related illness take lives, while traffic delays sap human productivity and waste fuel. Part of the reason that Americans now guzzle 43 percent of the world’s gasoline is to wheel around expansive metropolises. Transportation, spurred by road ...

  • Urban Land

    Urban land is developed, utilised, abandoned and left to degradation in many different ways. These processes are closely related to four aspects of human activities: the extraction of resources, their transformation into goods, the production of waste and the conflicts that arise when population grows and demands increase while resources remain ...

  • Cleaner Production: A Guide to Sources of Information

    The booklet presents a number of information sources that can be of assistance in obtaining further information about cleaner production.Cleaner Production has been acknowledged as the preferred strategy to achieve efficient use of natural resources and to prevent pollution. However, obtaining information on cleaner production can be a challenging ...

  • Handbook of Pollution Prevention Practices

    Filled with helpful tables and matrixes, this text provides approaches and methodologies for implementing pollution prevention (P2) and waste minimization programs that can significantly reduce manufacturing operational costs. It focuses on reducing manufacturing and environmental compliance costs by instituting feedstock substitution, improved ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Cyanide in Water and Soil: Chemistry, Risk, and Management

    The presence of cyanide is a significant issue in industrial and municipal wastewater treatment and management, in remediation of former manufactured gas plant sites and aluminum production waste disposal sites, in treatment and management of residuals from hydrometallurgical gold mining, and in other industrial operations in which cyanide-bearing ...

  • 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 ...

  • Industrial Pollution Prevention

    This book is intended for those in government, academia and industry who are interested in, or responsible for pollution prevention (P2). The second edition reflects the rapid change in pollution prevention strategies and market needs. It calls the readers attention to the concept and practices of pollution management rather than waste management ...

  • Technical Report Series No. 34 : Environmental Management in the Pulp & Paper Industry

    The technical report outlines the potential to improve environmental performance in both large and small mills throughout the world. Environmental issues covered in the report include water and air emissions, over-use of resources, solid waste management, and chemical safety. These issues are addressed through a variety of action programmes ...

  • Hazardous Laboratory Chemicals Disposal Guide, Third Edition

    A perennial bestseller, Hazardous Laboratory Chemicals Disposal Guide, Third Edition includes individual entries for over 300 compounds. The extensive list of references has been updated and includes entries for 15 pesticides commonly used in greenhouses. Emphasis is placed on disposal methods that turn hazardous waste material into non-toxic ...

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