waste to landfill Books

  • A Wasted Opportunity: Getting The Most Out Of Britain`s Bins

    Our latest report recommends the radical overhaul of the UK's waste system to reduce the cost on households, improve recycling rates, increase local authority efficiency and expand the proportion of the UK's energy needs met through waste.A Wasted Opportunity notes that Britain still sends more than half its waste to landfill sites, and 15.5 ...

  • Recycling Concrete : Executive Summary

    This report argues that recycling concrete reduces natural resource exploitation and waste going to landfill. It asks for an ultimate goal of ?zero landfill? of ...

  • Handbook of Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Treatment

    Presenting effective, practicable strategies modeled from ultramodern technologies and framed by the critical insights of 78 field experts, this vastly expanded Second Edition offers 32 chapters of industry- and waste-specific analyses and treatment methods for industrial and hazardous waste materials-from explosive wastes to landfill leachate to ...

  • Evapotranspiration Covers for Landfills and Waste Sites

    As technology and production escalate, the scourge of landfill waste increasingly threatens the environment. This book examines the evapotranspiration (ET) landfill cover, a new and innovative remedy for landfill waste. Offering a solution to conventional landfill, which utilize barriers to the natural flow of water and is therefore expensive and ...

  • 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 ...

  • Handbook of Environmental Odour Management

    Complaints due to odour annoyance have become a major issue for wastewater treatment plant, waste management, landfill, intensive livestock and other industrial operators as the repeated release of unpleasant odorous emissions can constitute a nuisance to a local population. Traditionally, odour management has been maintained by the use of buffer ...

  • 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 ...

  • 8th Annual Landfill Symposium & The Solid Waste Managers Conference Proceedings (2003) - CD

    This joint event combined sessions for landfill issues with onces concerning the management of solid waste. Some areas covered are: Hot topics in solid waste management; Geosynthetics in landfill design; Public/private partnerships; Leachate characterization, management & treatment; Regulations, economics & cooperation- driving factors in waste ...

  • Directory & Atlas of Non-Hazardous Waste Sites

    This is the only directory of its kind and is the most up-to-date and comprehensive facility database of over 7,400 waste processing and disposal facilities across the US. Comprehensive industry data at your fingertipsThe Directory & Atlas of Non-Hazardous Waste Sites is a powerful research and analysis tool that provides you with up-to-date ...

  • Health Effects of Metals and Related Substances in Drinking Water

    Metals are inorganic substances that occur naturally in geological formations. Naturally occurring metals are dissolved in water when it comes into contact with rock or soil material. Some metals are essential for life and are naturally available in our food and water. Trace amounts of metals are common in water, and these are normally not harmful ...

  • Title 26, Toxics Regulations Package, LawDesk® CD-ROM ed. (Barclays Official California Code of Regulations)

    The body of law that incorporates all approved regulations of California state agencies is known as the California Code of Regulations (CCR). This LawDesk® CD-ROM is a thorough collection of regulatory law from California state environmental agencies. It also includes all of the official Title 26, plus multiple California toxic rules regarding air ...

  • Advances in Environmental Geotechnics

    'Advances in Environmental Geotechnics' presents the latest developments in this interdisciplinary field. The topics covered include basic and advanced theories for modeling of geoenvironmental phenomena, testing and monitoring for geoenvironmental engineering, municipal solid wastes and landfill engineering, sludge and dredged soils, geotechnical ...

  • The Solid Waste Manager´s Guide to the Bioreactor Landfill (2002)

    A NEW SWANA Publication!This 55-page guide presents up-to-date information that can be used by solid waste managers to address the management, as well as technical issues, associated with the implementation of this new disposal technology.Topics covered include: Bioreactor Landfill Technology Status report; Water Supply for the Bioreactor ...

  • Evaluation and Remediation of Low Permeability and Dual Porosity Environments

    This unique publication provides a global perspective on one of the most complex issues in hydrology: field and laboratory measurement of low permeability and dual porosity materials. Eleven peer-reviewed papers, written by an international group of experts, focus on the development of techniques to evaluate hydraulic conductivity and ...

  • Geosynthetics: Microstructure and Performance

    13 peer-reviewed papers on the effects of structural parameters of fibers, geotextiles, and geomembranes on the short and long term performance of finished geosynthetic products. Papers include: • Service Life of Geosynthetics in Hazardous Waste Management Facilities• Is Microstructure Important to the Performance of Geosynthetics?• ...

  • Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Great Lakes

    The environment around the Laurentian Great Lakes region has been adversely affected by agricultural runoff, urban waste, industrial discharge, landfill leachate, and atmospheric deposition. Although there have been some improvements over the last 20 years, persistent toxic organic pollutants are now a serious problem. This book brings together ...

  • Design, Operation & Closure of Municipal Solid Waste Landfills (1994)

    From the Center for Environmental Research Information, for the U.S. EPA, this seminar publication summarizes the complexities of the landfill, from choosing the site to site ...

  • Environmental and Health Impact of Solid Waste Management Activities

    Solid waste management issues are a highly emotive topic. Disposal costs need to be balanced against environmental impact, which often results in heated public debate. Disposal options such as incineration and landfill, whilst unpopular with both the public and environmental pressure groups, do not pose the same environmental and health risks as, ...

  • Scientific Uncertainty and Its Influence on the Public Communication Process

    Experts from academia and government who are actively engaged in research in the area of risk communication present a compendium of cases that give information and allow the development of strategies to improve the communication of scientific information to the public. The cases span Western, Central and Eastern Europe, covering such areas as ...

  • 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, ...

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