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Solid Waste Technology and Management (2-Volume Set)

By: Thomas H Christensen (Editor)

1026 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables, in slipcase

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Nov 2010 | #193032 | ISBN-13: 9781405175173
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NHBS Price: £230.00 $292/€270 approx

About this book

The availability of sound technical information is an important starting point for meeting the challenges of solid waste management in a sustainable way, and Solid Waste Technology and Management provides both students and professional engineers with the guidance they require in developing appropriate programs for the treatment and disposal of solid wastes. Written by 40 internationally known experts, and carefully edited for consistency, Solid Waste Technology and Management is a balanced account of all aspects of municipal solid waste management, treatment and disposal, and covers both engineering and management aspects with an overarching emphasis on the life-cycle analysis approach.

"Written by 40 internationally known experts, and carefully edited for consistency, the book is a balanced account of all aspects of municipal solid waste management, treatment and disposal, and covers both engineering and management aspects with an overarching emphasis on the life-cycle analysis approach."
- MyCFO, 28 February 2011


Contents

Preface
List of Contributors

1 - Introduction
2 - Waste Generation and characterization
3 - LCA of waste management systems
4 - Waste minimization
5 - Material Recycling
6 - Collection
7 - Mechanical treatment and separation
8 - Thermal treatment
9 - Biological treatment
10 - Landfilling
11 - Special and hazardous waste


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Biography

Thomas H. Christensen is Professor of Environmental Engineering at the Institute of Environment & Resources, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark.

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