Toxic Waste Articles

  • Kolliken toxic waste water works, Aargau, Switzerland - Case Study

    Kölliken hazardous waste site is 200,000 tonnes of hazardous waste interlayered with 300,000 tons of urban and demolition waste giving a total of 500,000 tons of potentially highly dangerous toxic waste (1978-85). The positioning of this hazardous waste ...


    By BBR Filtration Limited

  • How to communicate the risks of population growth?

    We need a better understanding of how the public perceive the risks of population growth, a new discussion paper argues. Research into public perceptions of the environmental and social challenges of population growth could guide behavioural-change communications to help limit growth and manage the difficulties. Specific communication issues include how to convey statistical information and the ...

  • The environmental pyramid: a new way to deal with solid toxic waste

    Our society produces large volumes of solid waste, including toxic chemical waste. For toxic solids, the current disposal practice is to dump them into isolated, lined pits, and cover them with a water-impermeable layer with a soil layer on top. Such waste deposits require 'eternal' control and monitoring, because they eventually do leak, contaminating the surrounding soil and groundwater. Here, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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