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Urban Sediment Removal: The Science, Policy and Management of Street Sweeping

By: Robert Brinkmann and Graham A Tobin

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #164683 | ISBN: 0792374657
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About this book

With the growing interest in using street sweeping as a tool in environmental management, and with increased problems in managing street sweeping waste, the need for a comprehensive resource for city managers and environmental professionals has become necessary. This examination of the science, policy, and management of street sweeping critiques policy issues and waste management problems associated with urban sediment removal.


Contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. 1. The Art and Science of Street Sweeping: An Introduction to Urban Street Sweeping Management. 2. Horses to Horse Power: The Development of Street Sweeping Practices. 3. Street Smart Innovations: Technological Change and the Modern Street Sweeper. 4. The Waste Pile: Street Sweeping and Waste Management. 5. Clean Streets -- Clean Waterways: Street Sweeping, Storm Water, and Pollution Reduction. 6. Roads Paved With Good Intentions: Street Sweeping Management Practices. 7. The Road Not Taken: Recommendations for Research in Street Sweeping. References Cited. Index.

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