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  1. Sustainable Water and Sanitation Services

    The Life-Cycle Cost Approach to Planning and Management

    By Livelihoods & Natural Resource Management Institute, Irc International Water & Sanitation Centre, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Watershed Support Services & Activities Network

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    Based on the work of the WASHCost project run by the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC), this book provides an evaluation of the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sectors in the context of developing countries and is the first systematic study of applying the...

    Published December 24th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Aluminum Recycling, Second Edition

    By Mark E. Schlesinger

    What makes this book unique is a specific focus on aluminum recovery, rather than just recycling in general. It also offers an integrated discussion of scrap recovery and re-melting operations and includes economic as well as technical elements of recycling. Important topics include a discussion of...

    Published December 21st 2013 by CRC Press

  3. Conversion of Large Scale Wastes into Value-added Products

    Edited by Justin S.J. Hargreaves, Ian D. Pulford, Malini Balakrishnan, Vidya S. Batra

    Concern about the fate of waste products produced by a wide range of industrial processes has led to the realization that they may have potential uses and, therefore, value. In an effort to develop more sustainable processes and reduce waste storage, the use of waste as a resource has been gaining...

    Published December 12th 2013 by CRC Press

  4. Ecology and Applied Environmental Science

    By Kimon Hadjibiros

    Ecology and Applied Environmental Science addresses the impact of contemporary environmental problems by using the main principles of scientific ecology. It offers a brief yet comprehensive explanation of ecosystems based on energy, populations, and cycles of chemical elements. The book presents a...

    Published October 1st 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Bioenergy Production by Anaerobic Digestion

    Using Agricultural Biomass and Organic Wastes

    Edited by Nicholas Korres, Padraig O'Kiely, John A.H. Benzie, Jonathan S. West

    Interest in anaerobic digestion (AD), the process of energy production through the production of biogas, has increased rapidly in recent years. Agricultural and other organic waste are important substrates that can be treated by AD. This book is one of the first to provide a broad...

    Published August 27th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons

    The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages

    By Bruce Lankford

    The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency...

    Published August 16th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders, Third Edition

    By Robert Burke

    The third edition of a bestseller, Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders continues to provide the fundamentals of "street chemistry" required by emergency response personnel. Emergency response and hazmat expert Robert Burke takes the basics of chemistry appropriate for response...

    Published June 17th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Environmental Engineering IV

    Edited by Artur Pawlowski, Marzenna R. Dudzinska, Lucjan Pawlowski

    Environmental engineering has a leading role in the elimination of ecological threats, and deals, in brief, with securing technically the conditions which create a safe environment for mankind to live in. Due to its interdisciplinary character it can deal with a wide range of technical and...

    Published May 21st 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Technologies for Converting Biomass to Useful Energy

    Combustion, Gasification, Pyrolysis, Torrefaction and Fermentation

    Edited by Erik Dahlquist

    Series: Sustainable Energy Developments

    Officially, the use of biomass for energy meets only 10-13% of the total global energy demand of 140 000 TWh per year. Still, thirty years ago the official figure was zero, as only traded biomass was included. While the actual production of biomass is in the range of 270 000 TWh per year, most of...

    Published April 16th 2013 by CRC Press

  10. Dealing with Difficult Demolition Wastes

    A Guide

    By Katherine Adams, Gilli Hobbs, Christopher Yapp

    This report provides practical guidance for recovery of product and waste types that are difficult to recover or recycle, such as carpet underlay, insulated concrete formwork, industrial batteries, structural insulated panels and smoke alarms. Current waste management routes are examined, together...

    Published April 5th 2013 by IHS BRE Press