Waste Transfer Books

  • Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial, Second Edition

    Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial, Second Edition addresses the three main categories of wastes (hazardous, municipal, and 'special' wastes) covered under federal regulation outlined in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), an established framework for managing the generation, transportation, treatment, ...

  • Decommissioning and Radioactive Waste Management

    This book provides a detailed understanding of the issues associated with these processes. The depth and breadth of the treatment is such that the book is suitable as a text book for graduate and post-graduate courses, and will also be useful to those involved in decommissioning projects and radioactive waste management practices, such as project ...

  • 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 ...

  • Technology Transfer for the Ozone Layer Lessons for Climate Change

    Technology transfer - the development of practical applications and commercialization of research for positive environmental outcomes - is the crux of many of the 230 international environmental treaties. It is also widely viewed as essential to the Kyoto Protocol and success in the global fight against climate change. While debate rages about ...

  • Selection, Design and Implementation of Economic Instruments in the Solid Waste Management Sector in Kenya

    The aim of this publicaton is to promote the production and consumption of cleaner packaging alternatives in Kenya, to formulate a policy proposal in collection, transport, disposal and reuse of polythene bags, to raise awareness of the problems relating to polythene bags, and support the development of environmentally friendly bags, as well as to ...

  • 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 ...

  • Back Injury Among Healthcare Workers: Causes, Solutions, and Impacts

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recently calculated nearly 60,000 musculoskeletal injuries to healthcare workers resulting from heavy lifting during attempts to move patients. Often the nurses, aides, orderlies, and attendants who suffered permanent injuries were forced out of the profession, straining an already inadequate pool of workers and ...

  • 40th Annual Solid Waste Exposition (WASTECON) Proceedings (2002) - HC or CD

    Topics covered at the 40th Annual Solid Waste Exposition include: Buying Recycled; Collection; Communications Education & Marketing; Contracting for Solid Waste Services; Emerging Legal Trends in Waste Management; International MSW Practice and Solutions; Landfill Gas Control; Landfill Gas Utilization; Landfill Management; Planning and Management; ...

  • Basic Practice Series: RCRA

    Get the facts quickly on environmental, energy, and resources law issues with the Basic Practice Series, published by the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. This series is an essential library that provides essential information in an easy-to-use format. Whether you're a new or seasoned environmental practitioner, you'll find these ...

  • Radioactive Waste Management, Second Edition

    Topics covered include: an overview of sources of radioactive waste; an introduction to radioactive decay and radiation shielding calculations; management and disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level waste; low-level waste; transuranic waste; Uranium mill tailings; mixed waste; transportation of radioactive waste; decontamination and ...

  • Hydraulic Conductivity and Waste Contaminant Transport in Soil

    Interest in hydraulic conductivity of soils and waste contaminant transport has increased substantially in recent years, largely due to environmental concerns. Assessments of potential contamination at a site are possible only if accurate information is available concerning the hydraulic conductivity of subsoils. STP 1142 provides this ...

  • International Source Book on Environmentally Sound Technologies for Municipal Solid Waste Management: IECT Technical Publication Series 6

    This source book provides developing countries and countries with economies in transition and transition-economy countries with information sources and selected technologies relating to environmentally sound management of municipal solid waste (MSW) - separation at source, collection, transport, storage and treatment, disposal, management of ...

  • United States-Mexico Transboundary Environmental Enforcement: Workshop Report (English Edition)

    On May 3-4, 2000, the Environmental Law Institute convened the third United States – Mexico Workshop on Transboundary Environmental Enforcement. This summary aims to capture the range of ideas and overarching themes of the third workshop, which was divided into three broad topics: (1) moving goods across the border: hazardous wastes and ...

  • Modern Aspects of Electrochemistry 32

    Recognized experts present incisive analysis of both fundamental and applied problems in this continuation of a highly acclaimed series. Topics discussed include: A thorough and mathematical treatment of periodic phenomena, with consideration of new theories about the transition between 'order' and 'chaos'; Impedance spectroscopy as ...

  • Encyclopedia of Geochemistry

    Geochemistry uses the methods and philosophies of chemistry to explore and understand the Earth from the most elementary levels. The field has moved on from a prehistoric interest in metals, chert and clay, to become a modern science, utilizing sophisticated techniques to understand the Earth's processes and evolution. By looking deeply into ...

  • Guide to Shipping Infectious Substances

    Do you ship diagnostic specimens, biological products, infectious materials, or regulated medical waste? We've heard from our customers that shipping infectious substances is complicated.  Environmental Resource Center is here to help with our latest handbook, Guide to Shipping Infectious Substances.This comprehensive handbook assists ...

  • Understanding Environmental Pollution

    Understanding Environmental Pollution systematically introduces pollution issues to students and others with little scientific background. The first edition received excellent reviews, and the new edition has been completely refined and updated. The book moves from the definition of pollution and how pollutants behave, to air and water pollution ...

  • RCRA Large Quantity Generators: A Commitment To The Future (Video)

    This program explains the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and how to develop a comprehensive hazardous waste management program for your workplace.Environmental liability is serious business. Not only is the EPA stepping up enforcement, but, more importantly it is your duty as a responsible organization to protect the environment and ...

  • Rock Damage and Fluid Transport, Part I

    Mechanical properties and fluid transport in rocks are intimately linked as deformation of a solid rock matrix immediately affects the pore space and permeability. This may result in transient or permanent changes of pore pressures and effective pressures causing rock strength to vary in space and time. Fluid circulation and deformation processes ...

  • Ecotoxicological Characterization of Waste

    The ecotoxicological characterization of waste is part of their assessment as hazardous or non-hazardous according to the European Waste List. Despite its transfer into national law in the waste list ordinance 2001 no methodological recommendations have been provided to cover the hazard criterion (H14 'ecotoxicity') which was taken over from the ...

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