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Clean Technology and the Environment

Edited By: RC Kirkwood and AJ Longley

350 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Blackie

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #43106 | ISBN: 0751400378
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NHBS Price: £213.00 $269/€253 approx

About this book

Describes the concept of `clean technology' as an approach for protecting the environment by preventing pollution at source, minimising waste and reducing energy use.

It would be of value to someone in industry or academia venturing into the subject and wanting an overview of the issues. - Environmental Pollution; This is an excellent book which can be recommended for teachers and students alike, technocrats and all those interested in making the earth a better place to live in. - Chemical Business; ...well recommended to all environmental scientists from advanced undergraduate course level upwards... - Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology; ...a useful read. - Integrated Environmental Management


Contents

Environment and human influence, R.C. Kirkwood; atmospheric pollution - components, mechanisms, control and remediation, J.W.S. Longhurst et al; water pollution, D. Hammerton; bioremediation - a practical sollution to land pollution, Z.M. Lees and E. Senior; the economics of pollution, D. Pearce; introduction to clean technology, R. Cliff and A.J. Longley; agricultural and pharmaceutical chemicals, P.A. Johnson; plastics, R. Mackison; clean technology in the food industry, P. Fryer; clean synthesis, C. Suckling; clean energy supply and use, J.W. Twidell.

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