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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering

Solid Waste Management

  • 1st Edition - September 15, 2016
  • Editors: Jonathan W-C Wong, R. D. Tyagi, Ashok Pandey
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 4 - 6 3 6 6 4 - 5
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 4 - 6 3 6 7 5 - 1

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Solid Waste Management provides extensive coverage of new developments, state-of-the-art technologies, and potential… Read more

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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Solid Waste Management provides extensive coverage of new developments, state-of-the-art technologies, and potential future trends, reviewing the latest innovative developments in environmental biotechnology and bioengineering as they pertain to solid wastes, also revealing current research priority areas in solid waste treatment and management.

The fate of solid wastes can be divided into three major areas, recycling, energy recovery, and safe disposal. From this foundation, the book covers such key areas as biotechnological production of value added products from solid waste, bioenergy production from various organic solid wastes, and biotechnological solutions for safe, environmentally-friendly treatment and disposal. The state of the art situation, potential advantages, and limitations are discussed, along with proposed strategies on how to overcome limitations.