Organic Waste Books

  • Green Productivity and Cleaner Production

    Green Productivity and Cleaner Production: A Guidebook for Sustainability focuses on green production processes that could help better achieve global sustainability. It aids readers in realizing the issues with current conventional productivity initiatives and examines the newest methods. Also, it presents numerous real-world applications ...

  • Animal Waste, Water Quality and Human Health

    Domestic animals contaminate recreational waters and drinking-water sources with excreta and pathogens; but this threat to public health is inadequately understood and is insufficiently addressed in regulations. More than 85% of the world’s faecal wastes is from domestic animals such as poultry, cattle, sheep and pigs. These animals harbor ...

  • Practical Guide to Odour Control in Sewage Transport Systems

    The Practical Guide to Odour Control in Sewage Transport Systems has been written to assist operators perform their jobs effectively and to help operators understand the vital roles they fulfil within the water ...

  • Canadian Environmental Resource Guide 2010

    This is the most comprehensive publication on Environment in Canada, listing all the related organizations, Government Offices, Educational Institutions, Manufacturers, Recyclers and much more Available in Print as well as ONLINE This is an annual Publication, published same time every ...

  • UNEP Year Book 2010

    The UNEP Year Book 2010 is essential, informative and authoritative reading and reports on new environmental science plus recent developments in our changing environment. It looks at progress in environmental governance: the effects of continuing degradation and loss of the world's ecosystems; impacts of climate change; how harmful substances and ...

  • Green Intentions: Creating a Green Value Stream to Compete and Win

    Developed by a plant manager who experienced first-hand the challenges to going green in a business environment, Green Intentions provides organizations with a simple, straightforward, and practical approach to green—the Green Value Stream (GVS) process—that is as mindful as it is profitable. Based on the highly successful, Lean philosophy, the ...

  • Global Atlas of Excreta, Wastewater Sludge, and Biosolids Management

    Distasteful though the subject may be to some, the treatment of Human waste-or its lack of treatment-poses an important problem facing the world's population, particularly in developing countries and particularly in cities.In this atlas, 27 countries and regions of the world report on sanitation in their respective jurisdictions. They range from ...

  • Carbon Capture

    Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is the only method available for reducing CO2 emissions while allowing continued use of fossil fuels, both for power generation and potentially in broader contexts. Carbon capture technologies are already playing a role in reducing emissions from large sources such as power stations. Carbon capture could ...

  • Green-Steam Mapping: Using Lean Techniques to Go Green

    Green-Steam Mapping is a systematic process or road map that employs lean techniques for achieving environmental sustainability in a way that improves an organziation’s bottom line as well as its overall health and sustainability. Based on the highly successfully lean philosophy and framework, going green can be applied to any organization, in any ...

  • Effects of Water Chemistry on Bioavailability and Toxicity of Waterborne Cadmium, Copper, Nickel, Lead, and Zinc on Freshwater Organisms

    This book reviews the history of the regulation of cationic-metal discharges, the variety of water quality conditions into which metals can be discharged, the different types of geochemical speciation models that are used to predict cationic-metal availability over a range of water quality conditions, and the large amount of research related to ...

  • ASTM International Standards for Sustainability in Building: 3rd Edition

    Includes all of the ASTM standards that are referenced by the U.S. Federal Green Construction Guide for Specifiers as of January 2007. This new edition, on CD-ROM only, includes nearly 150 ASTM standards that address the sustainable design, construction, and operation of products used in building. These standards deal with various aspects of ...

  • Environmental Policy and Public Health

    Advances in environmental protection and public health result from democratic processes that debate environmental health concerns and propose legislative and other policy solutions. Delineating the delicate relationship between environmental policy and public health, Environmental Policy and Public Health explores the development of environmental ...

  • Improvement of the life cycle assessment methodology for dwellings

    The aim of this thesis is to improve the environmental life cycle assessment methodology for buildings by incorporating damage to the health of occupants of emissions from building materials and local traffic. It also intends to determine the overall impact reduction by building environmentally improved dwellings. This reduction is referred to as ...

  • Water Crisis: Myth or Reality?: Marcelino Botin Water Forum 2004

    Always considered a classic renewable resource, after a hundred thousand years of farming and industry, rivers in many parts of the world are running dry and the groundwater is over pumped. In addition, the rate at which water sources are becoming contaminated with waste from humans, industry, and agriculture is truly alarming. Do these factors ...

  • Planet in Peril: Atlas of Current Threats to People and the Environment

    Planet in Peril: An Atlas of Current Threats to People and the Environment offers a holistic and well-researched analysis of today’s global issues and their impact on human population and the environment.Written by an international team of specialists, this Atlas illustrates through text and beautifully rendered maps, graphics and diagrams ...

  • Assessment of Environmental “Hot Spots” in Iraq

    It is estimated that Iraq has several thousand contaminated sites resulting from a combination of general industrial activities, military activities, post-conflict damage and looting. Many of the sites are derelict and open to public access.They contain substantial quantities of hazardous waste and present a threat to human health and to the ...

  • Stabilization and Solidification of Hazardous, Radioactive, and Mixed Wastes

    The development of stabilization and solidification techniques in the field of waste treatment reflects the efforts to better protect human health and the environment with modern advances in materials and technology. Stabilization and Solidification of Hazardous, Radioactive, and Mixed Wastes provides comprehensive information including case ...

  • European Community Deskbook 2nd Edition

    CLICK HERE to Download this Table of Contents for free. (PDF) Description:Since the first edition of the European Community Deskbook was published in 1992, much has changed at the ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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