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Waste management books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Waste management category. Presented with a red border are the Waste management books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Health Care and Environmental Contamination by Alistair (Professor, Environmental Department, University of York, UK) Boxall Health Care and Environmental Contamination
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Health Care and Environmental Contamination provides a comprehensive explanation of new and evolving topics in the field, including discussions on emissions from pharmaceutical manufacturing, disposal of medical wastes, inputs from sewerage systems, effects on aquatic organisms and wildlife, indirect effects...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

Introduction to Tunnel Construction, Second Edition by David N. (University of Birmingham, United Kingdom) Chapman, Nicole Metje, Alfred Stark Introduction to Tunnel Construction, Second Edition
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Tunnelling provides a robust solution to a variety of engineering challenges. It is a complex process, which requires a firm understanding of the ground conditions as well as the importance of ground-structure interaction. This book covers the full range of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Underground Infrastructure of Urban Areas 4 Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Underground Infrastructure of Urban Areas (UIUA 2017), October 25-26, 2017, Wrocklaw, Poland by Cezary (Faculty of Civil Engineering, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland) Madryas Underground Infrastructure of Urban Areas 4 Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Underground Infrastructure of Urban Areas (UIUA 2017), October 25-26, 2017, Wrocklaw, Poland
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Underground infrastructure undoubtedly constitutes one of the most important engineering equipments of urbanized areas. It includes energy distribution, communications and water, carry away sewage, transportation systems of goods and people, storage facilities of articles, liquids and gases, and commercial, recreational...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/10/2017

Dross City by Carlo Gasparrini Dross City

An in-depth and illustrated exploration of one of humanity's greatest challenges : its rubbish.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/09/2017

Wastes 2017 - Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities Selected Papers from the International Conference on Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, Porto, Portugal, 25-26 September 2017 by Candida Vilarinho Wastes 2017 - Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities Selected Papers from the International Conference on Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, Porto, Portugal, 25-26 September 2017

This volume presents a selection of papers from the WASTES 2017 conference, a platform for scientists and industries from the waste management and recycling sectors from around the world, who shared experiences and knowledge at the meeting. Covering discussions regarding...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Utilization and Management of Bioresources Proceedings of 6th IconSWM 2016 by Sadhan Kumar Ghosh Utilization and Management of Bioresources Proceedings of 6th IconSWM 2016

The book contains high-quality research papers presented at Sixth International Conference on Solid Waste Management held at Jadavpur University, Kolkata India during November 23-26, 2016.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/08/2017

Sanitary Landfill Leachate Generation, Control and Treatment by Syed R. Qasim Sanitary Landfill Leachate Generation, Control and Treatment

Sanitary landfills are the most widely utilized method of solid waste disposal around the world. With increased use and public awareness of this method of disposal, there is much concern with respect to the pollution potential of the landfill leachate....
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2017

Underground Excavations in Rock by Evert Hoek Underground Excavations in Rock

This text surveys all aspects of the Church's structure, role and relationship with the laity in the period 1485 to 1529. The picture that emerges is far from the corruption and instability of conventional wisdom and the varied sources also...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2017

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Source Separation and Recycling Implementation and Benefits for a Circular Economy by Roman Maletz Source Separation and Recycling Implementation and Benefits for a Circular Economy

Source separation of waste and subsequent recycling processes are promising solutions on the road to a circular economy.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/11/2017

Unmaking Waste in Production and Consumption by Robert Crocker Unmaking Waste in Production and Consumption

This book provides scholars working in the many disciplines that relate to the concept of the Circular Economy with a cross-disciplinary forum, looking at areas such as: Theory, Policy and Contexts; Improving Resource Efficiency and Reducing Waste; Changing Consumption and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/11/2017

Construction and Demolition Waste Management An Integrated and Sustainable Approach by Erik K. Lauritzen Construction and Demolition Waste Management An Integrated and Sustainable Approach

Construction and Demolition Waste (CDW), from the construction, maintenance, renovation and demolition of buildings and structures, represents a large proportion of the waste in industrialized societies. Compared to other forms, such as household waste, more than 90% of CDW can...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Sustainable Technologies for the Management of Agricultural Wastes by Zainul Akmar Zakaria Sustainable Technologies for the Management of Agricultural Wastes

It explores the potential of using waste materials obtained from the palm oil industry, used cooking oil, maize and tea plantations, as well as citrus-based plants for the production of useful, high-value materials such as pyroligenous acid and bio-oil (Chapter...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Waste-to-Energy Technologies and Global Applications by Efstratios N. (Vice Chair Global Waste-to-Energy Research & Technology Council; Consulting Engineer, Athens, Greece) Kalogirou Waste-to-Energy Technologies and Global Applications
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Through Waste-to-Energy (WtE) technology, plants use waste as a renewable fuel to co-produce electricity, heating, and cooling for urban utilization. This professional book presents the latest developments in WtE technologies and their global applications. The first part of the book...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

Advanced Biological Processes for Wastewater Treatment Emerging, Consolidated Technologies and Introduction to Molecular Techniques by Marcia Dezotti, Geraldo Lippel, Joao Paulo Bassin Advanced Biological Processes for Wastewater Treatment Emerging, Consolidated Technologies and Introduction to Molecular Techniques
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This book presents recent developments in advanced biological treatment technologies that are attracting increasing attention or that have a high potential for large-scale application in the near future. It also explores the fundamental principles as well as the applicability of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/07/2017

University Campus Solid Waste Management Combining Life Cycle Assessment and Analytical Hierarchy Process by Pezhman Taherei Ghazvinei, Masoud Aghajani Mir, Hossein Hassanpour Darvishi, Junaidah Ariffin University Campus Solid Waste Management Combining Life Cycle Assessment and Analytical Hierarchy Process
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This volume provides a comprehensive method for optimizing solid waste management practices and procedures at college and university campuses through the use of cluster analysis to combine Life Cycle Assessment and Analytical Hierarchy Process. Author Pezhman Taherei uses Malaysia's University...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/07/2017

Management of Marine Plastic Debris by Dr. Michael Niaounakis Management of Marine Plastic Debris

Management of Marine Plastic Debris gives a thorough and detailed presentation of the global problem of marine plastics debris, covering every aspect of its management from tracking, collecting, treating and commercial exploitation for handing this anthropogenic waste. The book is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017

Advances in Solid and Hazardous Waste Management by Sudha Goel Advances in Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

This book presents reviews, examples and case studies of innovative applications in solid and hazardous waste management. The economics of waste management have since become a significant research area in their own right, and two chapters address these issues. In...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/07/2017

Pollution Control and Resource Reuse for Alkaline Hydrometallurgy of Amphoteric Metal Hazardous Wastes by Zhao Youcai, Zhang Chenglong Pollution Control and Resource Reuse for Alkaline Hydrometallurgy of Amphoteric Metal Hazardous Wastes
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This book provides a comprehensive description of alkaline hydrometallurgy of amphoteric metal hazardous wastes. Topics focus on leaching of zinc and lead hazardous wastes, purification of leach solution of zinc and lead, electrowinning of zinc and lead from purified alkaline...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/07/2017

Challenges for Sustainable Solid Waste Management Lessons from Thailand by Chanathip Pharino Challenges for Sustainable Solid Waste Management Lessons from Thailand

This book analyzes the status quo concerning waste generation and management systems in Thailand and other developing countries with similar problems.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

Waste Production and Utilization in the Metal Extraction Industry by Sehliselo Ndlovu, Geoffrey S. Simate, Elias Matinde Waste Production and Utilization in the Metal Extraction Industry
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Increasingly stringent environmental regulations and industry adoption of waste minimization guidelines have thus, stimulated the need for the development of recycling and reuse options for metal related waste. This book, therefore, gives an overview of the waste generation, recycle and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/06/2017

Automotive Recycling, Plastics, and Sustainability The Recycling Renaissance by David Schonmayr Automotive Recycling, Plastics, and Sustainability The Recycling Renaissance

This book provides transdisciplinary analyses of the automotive plastics production and recycling system, including prognoses, scenarios and solutions for corporate sustainability management.A book on plastics, not written by a plastics guy.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/06/2017

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