Handbook of Solid Waste Management and Waste Minimization Technologies

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Overview

This Handbook is an essential tool for plant managers, process engineers, environmental consultants, and site remediation specialists that focuses on practices for handling a broad range of industrial solid waste problems. In addition to equipment and process options, the author presents information on waste minimization practices that can be used in conjunction with or can provide alternatives to equipment and process investments. Environmental cost accounting measures and energy-efficient technologies are provided.

Valuable information for those concerned with meeting government regulations and with the economic considerations (such as fines for violations and cost-effective methods) is presented in a practical manner. Included in the text are sidebar discussions, questions for thinking and discussion, recommended resources for the reader (including Web sites), and a comprehensive glossary.

Two companion books by Cheremisnoff are available:
Handbook of Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies, and Handbook of Air Pollution Control Technologies.

- Covers leading edge technology and standard equipment for managing industrial solid waste problems
- Valuable in meeting government regulations
- Presents in-depth analysis of the financial impact of alternative technologies available

Audience: Environmental engineers helping clients with regulatory compliance and waste minimization; government agencies mandating regulations and inspecting sites; manufacturers in all industries managing processes to reduce solid waste production and contamination; health and safety professionals; undergraduate and graduate students in environmental engineering.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750675079
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 12/1/2002
  • Pages: 492
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff, Ph.D. (Ch.E.) is Director of Clean Technologies and Pollution Prevention Projects at PERI (Princeton Energy Resources International, LLC, Rockville, MD). He has led hundreds of pollution prevention audits and demonstrations; training programs on modern process design practices and plant safety; environmental management and product quality programs; and site assessments and remediation plans for both public and private sector clients throughout the world. He frequently serves as expert witness on personal injury and third-party property damage litigations arising from environmental catastrophes. Dr. Cheremisinoff has contributed extensively to the literature of environmental and chemical engineering as author, co-author, or editor of 150 technical reference books, including Butterworth-Heinemann’s Handbook of Chemical Processing Equipment, and Green Profits.
He holds advanced degrees in chemical engineering from Clarkson College of Technology."
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Table of Contents

What Solid Wastes Are; Solid Wastes Handling Methods and Management; The Technologies of Incineration; Volume Reduction of Solid Wastes; Sanitary Landfilling; Pollution Prevention Methods and Technologies for Landfill Operations; Pollution Prevention Technologies; Establishing Environmental Management Plans; Glossary; Index
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