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Why Recycle?: Proceedings of the Recycling Council Annual Seminar, Birmingham, UK, 17 1994


Edited By: AKM Rainbow

240 pages, Bw photos, figs, tabs

A A Balkema

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #35507 | ISBN: 9054103671
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The recent past has seen a surge in public interest in matters environmental and that burgeoning interest will continue to grow. There are a number of existing organizations in the UK, and internationally, representing fillers, distributors and retailers of packaging. Members supply glass, metal, plastic, paper, tin foil, board, cartons, wraps and films. Each is concerned to improve the public perception of their various industries. This volume is the compilation of the views of many international experts on the need for recycling.


Developments in the biology of compost processes; Composting of food processing wastes; Cost effective recycling of domestic refuse by modified landfilling; Opportunity costs of recycling ideology (crawling out of the sink); Cost of recycling; Waste minimization and waste auditing by companies; Closed loop recycling; Recycling lead from batteries; Scrap rubber problem; Water recycling in manufacturing industries and water pollution control.

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