Domestic Waste Books

  • Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition

    For student edition please click here. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rapid and important developments in the area of energy - water nexus over the last two to three years have been significant. This new edition of Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities is timely and continues to ...

  • Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition - Student Edition

    This is the Paperback Student Edition of Water and Energy: Threats and Opportunities - Second Edition ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Rapid and important developments in the area of energy - water nexus over the last two to three years have been significant. This new edition of Water and Energy: Threats ...

  • 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 ...

  • ADR 2009 - European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road

    This Agreement which aims at increasing the safety of international transport by road, deals with the conditions of transport of dangerous goods (including dangerous wastes) by road.Transporting dangerous goods by road is a potentially hazardous environmental issue. ADR—European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods ...

  • The Economics of Hazardous Waste and Contaminated Land

    Professor Sigman has selected the most authoritative previously published papers for this pathbreaking collection. This timely book examines private decision-making and government policy for the management of hazardous waste, the clean-up of contaminated land and the redevelopment of brownfield sites. Issues explored include the success of ...

  • Rural-Urban Transformations: Environment & Urbanization 15.1

    This issue describes the multiple linkages between rural and urban areas, with papers drawn from 13 nations. A large and growing proportion of rural households have urban components to their livelihoods, while most rural households rely on urban areas for access to markets and services. Many urban households have rural components to their ...

  • 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 ...

  • The Waste and the Backyard

    Controversies concerning the siting of facilities for the disposal and treatment of hazardous but also domestic waste are widespread in all of the industrialized countries. The paradoxical situation of projects that are needed for environmental reasons and are opposed on environmental grounds has been addressed by scholars and by ...

  • 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 ...

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