Waste Processing Books

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Waste Treatment in the Metal Manufacturing, Forming, Coating, and Finishing Industries

    Waste Treatment in the Metal Manufacturing, Forming, Coating, and Finishing Industries provides all of the necessary technical information on industrial and hazardous waste treatment. Focusing on new developments in innovative and alternative technologies, it offers in-depth coverage of environmental pollution sources, waste characteristics, ...

  • Waste Management

    This volume features the latest standards on: Environmental Assessment--features the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental site assessment standards for Phase I and the Transaction Screen Process. Also appearing in this volume are other guides and practices on risk-based corrective action for petroleum and chemical releases, Phase II ...

  • Hazardous Industrial Waste Treatment

    Increasing demand on industrial capacity has, as an unintended consequence, produced an accompanying increase in harmful and hazardous wastes. Derived from the second edition of the popular Handbook of Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Treatment, Hazardous Industrial Waste Treatment outlines the fundamentals and latest developments in hazardous ...

  • Waste Treatment in the Food Processing Industry

    Many standard industrial waste treatment texts sufficiently address a few major technologies for conventional in-plant environmental control strategies in the food industry. But none explore the complete range of technologies with a focus on new developments in innovative and alternative technology, design criteria, effluent standards, managerial ...

  • Waste Treatment in the Process Industries

    Increasing demand on industrial capacity has, as an unintended consequence, produced an accompanying increase in harmful and hazardous wastes. Derived from the second edition of the popular Handbook of Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Treatment, Waste Treatment in the Process Industries outlines the fundamentals and latest developments in waste ...

  • Integrated Life-Cycle and Risk Assessment for Industrial Processes

    Environmental engineers, industrial ecologists, hazardous waste managers and other professionals within the environmental field recognize the importance of incorporating elements of risk assessment with life-cycle assessments. ,These analytical tools have become increasingly a part of environmental management practices. But until now this ...

  • Sedimentary Processes: Quantification Using Radionuclides

    The advent of radionuclide methods in geochronology has revolutionized our understanding of modern sedimentary processes in aquatic systems. This book examines the principles of the method and its use as a quantitative tool in marine geology, with emphasis on the Pb-210 method. The assumptions and consequences of models and their behaviour are ...

  • Waste Sites as Biological Reactors: Characterization and Modeling

    Where and how wastes disappear, and how the environment is affected by the process, are issues that affect cities and towns around the world. Recent investigations have convincingly shown that waste poses water, air, and public health dangers that necessitate highly efficient engineered controls. An inexpensive, effective, method for assessing ...

  • Industrial Waste Treatment Processes Engineering: Specialized Treatment Systems, Volume III

    Industrial Waste Treatment Process Engineering is a step-by-step implementation manual in three volumes, detailing the selection and design of industrial liquid and solid waste treatment systems. It consolidates all the process engineering principles required to evaluate a wide range of industrial facilities, starting with pollution prevention and ...

  • Selecting A Waste Vendor

    This document addresses selection criteria including client reference, prices, collection methodologies and ultimate disposal methods. It offers a suggested process for analyzing and comparing the data to make an educated decision when selecting a waste ...

  • Eutrophication in the Baltic Sea

    For many years the reduction of eutrophication in the Baltic Sea has been a hot issue for mass-media, science, political parties and environmental action groups with manifold implications related to fisheries (will the Baltic cod survive?), sustainable coastal development (have billions of Euros been wasted on nitrogen reductions?), ecotoxicology ...

  • Municipal Waste Management in Europe

    When confronted with broadly similar problems, countries having similar economic organisation and general cultural backgrounds have chosen rather different waste management regimes. These differences extend to the institutional framework selected, the technology used, and the processes through which the regimes have been developed. How can ...

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