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  1. 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 23rd 2013 by Apple Academic Press

  2. 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 18th 2012 by CRC Press

  3. 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 12th 2012 by CRC Press

  4. 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 5th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. 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 15th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. 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 11th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Environmental Contamination

    Health Risks and Ecological Restoration

    Edited by Ming Hung Wong

    Bringing together the research of 62 distinguished scientists in one volume, Environmental Contamination: Health Risks and Ecological Restoration offers a comprehensive view of the remediation of contaminated land. A one-stop resource, it covers historical and emerging contaminants, the issues of...

    Published July 24th 2012 by CRC Press

  8. Sustainable Solid Waste Management

    Edited by Syeda Azeem Unnisa, S. Bhupatthi Rav

    This book compiles many different treatment options and best practices for the treatment and recycling of municipal solid waste from all over the globe, factoring in cost-effectiveness, sanitation, and environmental degradation. Important to professors, researchers, students, policymakers, and...

    Published July 19th 2012 by Apple Academic Press

  9. Process Integration for Resource Conservation

    By Dominic C. Y. Foo

    Series: Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

    To achieve environmental sustainability in industrial plants, resource conservation activities such as material recovery have begun incorporating process integration techniques for reusing and recycling water, utility gases, solvents, and solid waste. Process Integration for Resource Conservation...

    Published July 15th 2012 by CRC Press

  10. Environmental Consulting Fundamentals

    Investigation and Remediation

    By Benjamin Alter

    Written by an environmental consultant with more than 20 years of experience, and based on a course he taught for 10 years, Environmental Consulting Fundamentals: Investigation and Remediation introduces the basic building blocks of environmental consulting. Rather than formulas and equations, it...

    Published June 25th 2012 by CRC Press