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Integrated Solid Waste Management: A Life Cycle Inventory

By: FR McDougall, PR White, M Franke and P Hindle

513 pages, Figs, tabs

Wiley-Blackwell

Hardback | May 2001 [2002 reprint] | Edition: 2 | #119937 | ISBN: 0632058897
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NHBS Price: £170.00 $216/€203 approx

About this book

Includes updated chapters on waste generation, waste collection, central sorting, biological treatment, thermal treatment, landfill and materials recycling, and provides a more user-friendly model for waste managers.


Contents

Introduction; Section 1: Integrated Waste Management and Life Cycle Asssessment; Integrated waste management; The development of integrated waste management systems: case studies and their analysis; Life cycle assessment; A life cycle inventory of solid waste; Life cycle inventory case studies; The overall picture; Section 2: Solid Waste Management Systems; Solid waste generation and composition; Waste collection; Central sorting; Biological treatment; Thermal treatment; Landfilling; Materials recycling; Section 3: IWM-2 - A User's Guide; WM-2: a life cycle inventory model for integrated waste management; Waste inputs; Waste collection; MRF and RDF sorting; Biological treatment; Thermal treatment; Landfilling; Materials recycling; Advanced settings; Waste flow button; Streams button; Scenario comparisons; What parameters have changed?

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