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Waste

A Handbook for Management

  • 1st Edition - January 20, 2011
  • Editors: Trevor Letcher, Daniel A. Vallero
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 3 8 1 4 7 5 - 3
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 3 8 1 4 7 6 - 0

Waste: A Handbook for Management gives the broadest, most complete coverage of waste in our society. The book examines a wide range of waste streams, including: Household waste (… Read more

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Waste: A Handbook for Management gives the broadest, most complete coverage of waste in our society. The book examines a wide range of waste streams, including:

Household waste (compostable material, paper, glass, textiles, household chemicals, plastic, water, and e-waste)

Industrial waste (metals, building materials, tires, medical, batteries, hazardous mining, and nuclear)

Societal waste (ocean, military, and space)

The future of landfills and incinerators

Covering all the issues related to waste in one volume helps lead to comparisons, synergistic solutions, and a more informed society. In addition, the book offers the best ways of managing waste problems through recycling, incineration, landfill and other processes.