Handbook of Solid Waste Management

Handbook of Solid Waste Management

by Frank Kreith
     
 

The First Integrated Solid Waste Plan to Use All 6 Disposal Methods. Planning,designing and managing efficient,environmentally sound solid waste programs today takes a new level of sophistication—the unique integrated approach you'll find only in the Handbook of Solid Waste Management. Frank Kreith and 22 industry experts provide complete 1-to-Z coverage of the… See more details below

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The First Integrated Solid Waste Plan to Use All 6 Disposal Methods. Planning,designing and managing efficient,environmentally sound solid waste programs today takes a new level of sophistication—the unique integrated approach you'll find only in the Handbook of Solid Waste Management. Frank Kreith and 22 industry experts provide complete 1-to-Z coverage of the latest technology,techniques and equipment. . . as well as the legal aspects of waste management and environmental issues from both the state and federal level. If your job involves controlling solid waste,you'll find ways to do it better,faster and cheaper right here.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070358768
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
06/01/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
912
Product dimensions:
6.35(w) x 9.28(h) x 1.55(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Ch. 1Introduction1.1
Ch. 2Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management2.1
Ch. 3Solid Waste Stream Characteristics3.1
Ch. 4Federal Regulation4.1
Ch. 5State Solid Waste Legislation5.1
Ch. 6Planning MSW Management Programs6.1
Ch. 7Environmental Perspectives7.1
Ch. 8Source Reduction8.1
Ch. 9Recycling9.1
Ch. 10Composting of Municipal Solid Wastes10.1
Ch. 11Waste-to-Energy Conversion11.1
Ch. 12Landfilling12.1
Ch. 13Siting Solid Waste Facilities in the United States13.1
Ch. 14Financing and Life-Cycle Costing of Solid Waste Management Systems14.1
Ch. 15The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Role in Municipal Solid Waste Management15.1
Appendix A. GlossaryA.1
Appendix B. AbbreviationsB.1
Appendix C. Solid Waste Management OrganizationsC.1
Appendix D. Schools and Organizations Offering Courses and Information on Solid Waste ManagementD.1
Appendix E. Unit ConversionsE.1

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