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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) Life Cycle Management

    Corporate, Community, and Organizational Planning and Preparedness

    By Robert Jaffin

    It is well known that fluorescent light bulbs and consumer appliances such as televisions, computers, and monitors contain mercury, dangerous chemicals, and other harmful components. The existing literature on hazardous materials addresses the risks attached to specific materials and emphasizes...

    Published December 11th 2012 by CRC Press

  8. The Basics of Oil Spill Cleanup, Third Edition

    By Merv Fingas

    Reflecting the rapid progress in cleanup technology since the previous edition, this revised and expanded third edition of The Basics of Oil Spill Cleanup covers current cleanup techniques, how oil spills are measured and detected, and the properties of the oil and its long-term fate in the...

    Published December 4th 2012 by CRC Press

  9. Eco-Cities

    A Planning Guide

    Edited by Zhifeng Yang

    Series: Applied Ecology and Environmental Management

    As cities undergo vast changes due to industrialization, urbanization, and globalization, environmental considerations assume a growing importance in the urban planning processes of an increasing number of governments around the world. Several cities and regions around the world have already...

    Published October 14th 2012 by CRC Press

  10. Development of a Low-Cost Alternative for Metal Removal from Textile Wastewater

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Christian Sekomo Birame

    Industrial wastewater contains many pollutants. This book focuses on heavy metals found in textile effluents because of their known toxicity effect in the environment. Wastewater from a textile industry (UTEXRWA) in Rwanda has been screened for the occurrence of Cd, Cr, Cu, Pb, and Zn. Batch...

    Published October 10th 2012 by CRC Press