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  1. 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 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 16th 2013 by CRC Press

  3. 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 20th 2013 by CRC Press

  4. 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 15th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. 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 4th 2013 by IHS BRE Press

  6. Biomass as Energy Source

    Resources, Systems and Applications

    Edited by Erik Dahlquist

    Series: Sustainable Energy Developments

    Global energy use is approximately 140 000 TWh per year. Interestingly, biomass production amounts to approximately 270 000 TWh per year, or roughly twice as much, whereas the official figure of biomass use for energy applications is 10-13% of the global energy use. This shows that biomass is not a...

    Published March 24th 2013 by CRC Press

  7. Hazardous Materials Compliance for Public Research Organizations

    A Case Study, Second Edition

    By Nicolas A. Valcik

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    Completely revised and updated, Hazardous Materials Compliance for Public Research Organizations: A Case Study, Second Edition presents a case study of one university’s policies and practices with regard to the procurement, use, storage and disposal of HAZMAT in the context of a changing internal...

    Published February 14th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Saving Money, Resources and Carbon Through SMARTWaste

    By Katherine Adams, Margaret Blackwell, Amanda Holt

    SMARTWaste Plan is an online tool that was developed by BRE to help users to prepare, implement and review their site waste management plans. This report provides an overview of SMARTWaste Plan and how the data it collects can be used. Since SMARTWaste Plan was introduced in 2008, data on over 6500...

    Published February 3rd 2013 by IHS BRE Press

  9. Recycling and Reuse of Materials and Their Products

    Edited by Yves Grohens, S. Kishor Kumar, Abderrahim Boudenne, Yang Weimin

    Series: Advances in Materials Science

    This important book is an overall analysis of different innovative methods and ways of recycling in connection with various types of materials. It aims to provide a basic understanding about polymer recycling and its reuse as well as presents an in-depth look at various recycling methods. It...

    Published January 22nd 2013 by Apple Academic Press

  10. Decontamination of Heavy Metals

    Processes, Mechanisms, and Applications

    By Jiaping Paul Chen

    Series: Advances in Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Treatment

    Heavy metals, such as lead, chromium, cadmium, zinc, copper, and nickel, are important constituents of most living organisms, as well as many nonliving substances. Some heavy metals are essential for growth of biological and microbiological lives, yet their presence in excessive quantities is...

    Published December 17th 2012 by CRC Press