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Handbook of Advanced Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Treatment

Edited By: Lawrence K Wang, Yung-Tse Hung and Nazih K Shammas

1376 pages, 289 b/w illus, 395 b/w tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Nov 2009 | #182688 | ISBN-13: 9781420072198
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NHBS Price: £148.00 $181/€166 approx

About this book

This book provides an in-depth coverage of treatment and management technologies in wide-ranging industries with a cutting-edge text that addresses wastes in areas including metal finishing, food processing, milk production, coal mines, foundries and chemical manufacturing. It covers basic and advanced principles and applications in contemporary hazardous and industrial waste treatment and explores new methods of clean production, waste minimization and the treatment of landfills and underground storage tanks. Coverage includes the latest developments in legislation, regulations, soil remediation, brownfield site restoration, bioremediation and enzymatic processes.

Complete with numerous figures, tables, examples, and case histories, this book provides technical and economical information on how to develop a total environmental control program that can benefit both industry and local municipalities.


Characteristics of Industrial Hazardous Wastes. Legislation and Regulations of Industrial Hazardous Wastes. Recycling and Disposal of Electrical and Electronic Wastes. Remediation of MTBE and Other Fuel Oxygenates. Remediation of Sites Contaminated by Hazardous Wastes. Biotechnology Applications in Bioremediation. Enzymatic Treatment of Pentachlorophenol Containing Wastes. Treatment of Landfill Wastes. Alternative Landfill Covers. Combined Landfill Leachate Treatment and Bioremediation. Remediation of Sites Contaminated by Underground Storage Tank Releases. Hazardous Heavy Metals in the Environment. Phytoremediation and Plant Uptake for Sludge Treatment. Phytoremediation of Heavy Metal Contaminated Soils and Water Using Vetiver Grass. Heavy Metal Recovery by Microbial Biosorbents. Heavy Metal Uptake by Crops from Land Application of Sludge. Removal of Heavy Metals from Gaseous Industrial Effluents. Removal of Heavy Metals from Aqueous Industrial Effluents and Contaminated Groundwater. Management and Removal of Heavy Metals in Solid Wastes and Contaminated Soil. Treatment of Metal Finishing Industry Wastes. Effect of Global Warming on Anaerobic Treatment of Industrial Wastewater. Treatment of Skin Wastes for Gelatine and Animal Glue Production. Fungal Biomass Protein Production and Wastewater Reclamation. Biological Process Selection and Improvement for Industrial and Municipal Waste Treatment. Biological Treatment of Urea and Formaldehyde Containing Wastewater. Biological Treatment of Tomato Processing Wastewater. Industrial Waste Treatment Using Constructed Wetland. Anaerobic Treatment of Milk Production Wastewater. Biotechnology Applications in Air Pollution Control. Treatment of Restaurant and Institutional Wastes. Treatment of Food Industry Wastewater by Biotechnology. Treatment of Food Processing Wastes by Membrane Technology. Treatment of Food Processing Wastes by Flotation Technology. Treatment of Dairy Industry Wastewater for Resource Recovery. Treatment of Auto and Laundry Wastes. Treatment of Coal Mining Wastes. Treatment of Inorganic Chemicals Manufacturing Wastes. Treatment of Iron and Steel Manufacturing Wastes. Treatment of Leather Tanning and Finishing Wastes. Treatment of Aluminum Forming Wastes. Treatment of Battery Manufacturing Wastes. Treatment of Coil Coating Wastes. Treatment of Copper Forming Wastes. Treatment of Electrical and Electronic components Manufacturing Wastes. Treatment of Foundry Wastes. Treatment of Photographic Products Manufacturing Wastes. Treatment of Nonferrous Metals Manufacturing Wastes. Treatment of Plastic Manufacturing Wastes. Treatment of Porcelain Enameling Wastes. Treatment of Porcelain Enameling Wastes. Treatment Adhesives and Sealants Manufacturing Wastes. Treatment of Explosives Manufacturing Wastes. Treatment of Gum and Wood Chemicals Manufacturing Wastes. Treatment of Ore Mining and Dressing Wastes. Treatment of Organic Chemicals Manufacturing Wastes. Treatment of Paint and Ink Formulation Wastes. Treatment of Pulp and Paperboard Mills Wastes. Treatment of Water Utility Industry Wastes. Treatment and Disposal of Nuclear Industry Wastes. Treatment and Management of Hospital Wastes. Cleaner Production and Waste Minimization.

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