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Management of Urban Biodegradable Wastes: Collection, Occupational Health, Biological Treatment, Product Quality Criteria and End User

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Edited By: Jens Aage Hansen

343 pages, Figs, tabs

James and James Science Publishers

Hardback | Feb 1996 | #140373 | ISBN: 1873936583
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About this book

Biological treatment of urban biodegradable wastes is on the increase in Europe. Future growth looks certain, with pressures to provide an alternative to landfill in managing our cities??? wastes.This book deals with urban biodegradables from households, trade, light industry, gardens and parks. It examines legislation and regulation, methods of composting and collection, management systems, occupational health, anaerobic and other processes, biodegradability, product quality, marketing, and end-user demands.Sections on: * existing and emerging legislation and regulation* local composting and collection* systems, cases and collection* occupational health* anaerobic processing* biodegradability* aerobic and other processing* product quality, marketing and end-user demands* urban biodegradable wastes status and opinionThe book reflects up-to-date theory and practice and will be particularly valuable reading for university graduate schools, consulting engineering companies and managers in biological waste treatment.

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