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  1. Private Sector Involvement in Urban Solid Waste Collection

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Sampson Oduro-Kwarteng

    The private sector involvement in public service is intended to achieve efficiency gain and better service quality through increasing private sector finance and expertise. However, these benefits are most often not achieved in developing countries due to investment risk of private finance, and...

    Published September 28th 2011 by CRC Press

  2. CO2 Storage in Carboniferous Formations and Abandoned Coal Mines

    Edited by Manchao He, Luis Ribeiro e Sousa, Derek Elsworth, Euripedes Vargas Jr.

    Underground geological storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) has considerable potential for mitigating climate change. CO2 can be safely injected and stored at well characterized and properly managed sites. Injecting carbon dioxide in deep geological formations can store it underground for long periods...

    Published September 16th 2011 by CRC Press

  3. Mercury Pollution

    A Transdisciplinary Treatment

    Edited by Sharon L. Zuber, Michael C. Newman

    How does mercury get out of the ground and into our food? Is tuna safe to eat? What was the Minamata Disaster? Mercury Pollution: A Transdisciplinary Treatment addresses these questions and more. The editors weave interdisciplinary threads into a tapestry that presents a more complete picture of...

    Published August 22nd 2011 by CRC Press

  4. Small-Scale Cogeneration Handbook, Fourth Edition

    By Bernard F. Kolanowski

    Cogeneration can now turn up to 90% of the fuel burned into usable energy — compared to just 52% of the fuel typically burned in the local power plant and in a separate existing hot water heating system. The fully updated fourth edition of this comprehensive, bestselling reference provides a...

    Published July 28th 2011 by Fairmont Press

  5. Remediation of Former Manufactured Gas Plants and Other Coal-Tar Sites

    By Allen W. Hatheway

    Winner of the 2013 Claire P. Holdredge Awardee for Remediation of Former Manufactured Gas Plants and Other Coal-Tar Sites. This award, first established in 1962 by the Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists, is named in honor of Claire P. Holdredge, a founding member and...

    Published July 27th 2011 by CRC Press

  6. Effect of Algal Biofilm and Operational Conditions on Nitrogen Removal in Waste Stabilization Ponds

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Mohammed Babu

    Discharge of nutrient rich wastewater causes eutrophication of surface water; therefore wastewater treatment before discharge is required. Wastewater stabilization ponds are low cost technology used by developing countries but not effective in nitrogen removal due to low nitrifier biomass in the...

    Published May 18th 2011 by CRC Press

  7. Industrial Composting

    Environmental Engineering and Facilities Management

    By Eliot Epstein

    The ultimate in recycling, composting has been in use in some form since ancient times. A well-managed composting facility should exist as a good neighbor contributing to ecology. However, since local populations often perceive risks if a composting facility is built nearby, composting facilities...

    Published February 8th 2011 by CRC Press

  8. Managing Wastes from Aluminum Smelter Plants

    Edited by B. Mazumder, B. K. Mishra

    Series: Woodhead Publishing India in Materials

    The book discusses the major environmental polluting waste materials from industries and particularly stresses upon decontaminating spent pot liner. The book incorporates the author’s direct experiences in handling this toxic waste and discusses his world patents and semi-commercial plant operation...

    Published January 14th 2011 by WPI Publishing

  9. Innovations in Materials Manufacturing, Fabrication, and Environmental Safety

    By Mel Schwartz

    When people make a call on a cellphone, drive a car, or turn on a computer, few truly appreciate the innovations in material selection, technology, and fabrication that were required to make it all possible. Innovations in Materials Manufacturing, Fabrication, and Environmental Safety explores...

    Published November 24th 2010 by CRC Press

  10. Environmental Biotechnology

    By M. H. Fulekar

    This book provides information essential to students taking courses in biotechnology as part of environmental sciences, environmental management, or environmental biology programs. It is also suitable for those studying water, waste management, and pollution abatement. Topics include biodiversity,...

    Published July 19th 2010 by CRC Press