Cleaner Technologies and Cleaner Products for Sustainable Development

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Contributors from twenty-two nations address various projects in their native countries to either develop, demonstrate, or facilitate the adoption of cleaner technologies and cleaner products. Reviewing the environmental situation in their respective countries and discussing the development and adoption of pollution prevention technologies, the authors provide thought-provoking and incisive treatments of the subject. An extremely comprehensive index enables the reader to retrieve focus on the information of ...
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Overview

Contributors from twenty-two nations address various projects in their native countries to either develop, demonstrate, or facilitate the adoption of cleaner technologies and cleaner products. Reviewing the environmental situation in their respective countries and discussing the development and adoption of pollution prevention technologies, the authors provide thought-provoking and incisive treatments of the subject. An extremely comprehensive index enables the reader to retrieve focus on the information of interest quickly and efficiently.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642796746
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/28/2011
  • Series: Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 2 (closed) , #2
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 501
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.05 (d)

Table of Contents

Comparing Cleaner Production Education Programs in the U.S. and in Austria 1
Clean Technologies Versus End of Pipe Technologies a Chance for Economies in Transition 13
Sustainable Development & Cleaner Production - How Do They Fit Together 25
An Overview of the Great Lakes Pollution Prevention Initiative - Canada 33
Cleaner Production in the Czech Republic 43
Life Cycle Screenings of Two Food Products 53
Environmental Situation in Estonia and Possible Pathways for Its Improvement 65
Clean Technology Research in Germany: Examples of Implemented Projects 81
Research and Development in Clean Technologies in Germany 99
How to Prevent Nitrous Gas Emission in Nitric Acid Treatment of Metals 127
Emission Reduction of Chlorinated Hydrocarbons by a Mineral-Based Metal-Oxide Catalyst 133
Waste Reduction Strategies in the Chemical Industry 141
To the Reduction of Environmental Pollution During Reproductions Used by Deads and Wastes in Hungary 153
Environmental Education and Some Examples of Teaching for Sustainable Development in Chemical Engineering at the Technical University Budapest 157
Cement Industry - Is It Clean? 165
Lithuanian Experience in Disseminating P2 Ideas and Techniques in Industry 179
The Dutch Ecodesign Program 185
Introduction of Modern Methods for Degreasing of Metal Parts 191
Obstacles in Application of Cleaner Production in the Polish Industry 207
The Phare Environmental Programme in Poland 213
The Evaluation of Textile Aids and Chemicals Used by the Textile Industry in Order to Reduce Environmental Impact 225
An Overview of Pollution Prevention in Portugal 243
Considerations on Sustainable Development and Its Perspective in Romania 257
Major Constraints to Successful Implementation of Cleaner Technologies to Slovak Industry 259
Waste Minimization in a Dye House 271
Cleaner Energy Production Technologies for Fossil Fuels 279
Prevention of Air Pollution Problems in Thermal Power Plants in Turkey 291
A Life Cycle Study for Common Construction Materials 303
Pollution Prevention Studies in Cotton Textile Industry in Turkey 331
Utilisation of Copper Slags for Chemicals Production 351
An Approach for Reducing AOX in the Bleachery Effluents of a Turkish Pulp and Paper Plant 359
Clean Synthesis as Environmentally Friendly Chemistry 371
Educational Materials for Waste Minimization and Pollution Prevention Education and Training 399
All About Pollution Prevention 417
Green Technology by Design: A New Paradigm for Engineering Education for Sustainable Development 443
Evolving Concepts in Life Cycle Analyses 455
Prevention of Industrial Process Accidents for Sustainable Development 471
Index 483
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