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Tools and Methods for Pollution Prevention: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Held in Prague,


Edited By: S Sikdar and U Diwekar

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Paperback | Dec 1999 | #106333 | ISBN: 0792359267
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Hardback | Dec 1999 | #106331 | ISBN: 0792359259
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Provides a compilation of methods, tools and models that can be used to design products and manufacturing processes that prevent pollution from occurring in the first place.


Tools for pollution prevention, S. Sikdar, et al; environmental issues in developed and developing countries - a view from the chemical community in the Czech Republic, J. Horak; promoting cleaner production as a tool for improvement of industrial production efficiency and environmental protection - experience from newly independent states, R. Oblina; pollution prevention - an opportunity for the Romanian iron and steel industry - life cycle assessment, the first step to pollution prevention, V. Harceag, et al; industry approaches to life cycle assessment - German experience and results of a comparative European survey, G.U. Scholl; the application of life cycle assessment to process selection, design and operation, R. Clift, A. Azapagic; LCA - comparison between recycle and reuse of glass beer bottles, T.M. Mata, C.A.V. Costa; simplified LCA to identify ecosystem based detergent-policies for the Danube Basin countries, I. Ijjas; life cycle assessment in pollution prevention - trends in method developments and simplifications, H. Wenzel; environmental impact in a life-cycle framework - practical approaches for decision making, J.A. Todd; the eco-indicator '98 explained - LCA impact assessment methodology intended for product development application, M.J. Goedkoop; the role of mass balance modelling in impact assessment and pollution prevention, D. Mackay, R. Seth; environmental impact assessment - an overview of method types and key factors, P.M. Harper; process and equipment design for utility-based pollution prevention, P. Stehlik; synthesis of batch processes with integrated solvent recovery, P. Barton, et al; sustainable pollution prevention through mass integration, M.M. El-Halwagi; process design for environment problems, U.M. Diwekar; computer aided product design and pollution prevention through substitution, R. Gani, P.M. Harper; designing environmentally benign solvent substitutes, H. Cabezas, et al; material substitution - history, driving forces and current developments, J.R. Steward, W.J. Swindall; pollution prevention assessment tools for manufacturers, G. Eskamani; application of the analytic hierarchy process for integrating environmental considerations into process design decisions; W. Dechapanya, et al.

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