Hazardous Waste and Solid Waste / Edition 1

Hazardous Waste and Solid Waste / Edition 1

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by David H.F. Liu
     
 

ISBN-10: 1566705126

ISBN-13: 9781566705127

Pub. Date: 12/16/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Hazardous Waste and Solid Waste covers the life of municipal solid was te, bulky (C&D) waste and hazardous waste. It provides in-depth covera ge on all aspects of waste characterization, treatment, disposal, and recovery. The book identifies the sources of solid waste, provides ge neral information of the quantities of waste generated and disgarded, and examines

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Hazardous Waste and Solid Waste covers the life of municipal solid was te, bulky (C&D) waste and hazardous waste. It provides in-depth covera ge on all aspects of waste characterization, treatment, disposal, and recovery. The book identifies the sources of solid waste, provides ge neral information of the quantities of waste generated and disgarded, and examines the potential effects of solid waste on daily life and th e environment. It also defines hazardous waste, and provides the crite ria environmental engineers must use to determine if material is indee d a waste.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566705127
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/16/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.30(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

HAZARDOUS WASTE
SOURCES AND EFFECTS
Hazardous Waste Defined
Hazardous Waste Sources
Effects of Hazardous Waste
CHARACTERIZATION, SAMPLING, AND ANALYSIS
Hazardous Waste Characteristics
Sampling and Analysis
Compatibility
RISK MANAGEMENT AND WASTE MANAGEMENT
The Hazard Ranking System and the National Priority Lists
Risk Assessment
Waste Minimization and Reduction
Hazardous Waste Transportation
TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL
Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Requirements
Storage
Treatment and Disposal Alternatives
Waste Destruction Technology
Waste Concentration Technology
Solidification and Stabilization Techniques
Biological Treatment
Biotreatment by Sequencing Batch Reactors
STORAGE AND LEAK DETECTION
Underground Storage Tanks
Leak Detection and Remediation
RADIOACTIVE WASTE
Principles of Radioactivity
Sources of Radioactivity in the Environment
Safety Standards
Detection and Analysis
Mining and Recovery of Radioactive Materials
Low-level Radioactive Waste
High-level Radioactive Waste
Transport of Radioactive Materials
SOLID WASTE
SOURCE AND EFFECT
Definition
Sources, Quantities, and Effects
CHARACTERIZATION
Physical and Chemical Characteristics
Characterization Methods
Implications for Solid Waste Management
RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND RECOVERY
Reduction, Separation, and Recycling
Material Recovery
Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF)
TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL
Waste-to-Energy Incinerators
Sewage Sludge Incineration
Onsite Incinerators
Pyrolysis of Solid Waste
Sanitary Landfills
Composting of MSW
INDEX

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