Hazardous Waste and Solid Waste / Edition 1

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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.

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Explores municipal waste reduction, material recovery, and refuse- derived fuel within a catalog of options for solid waste. Covers unique problems in risk assessment, including the Hazard Ranking System and the National Priority List, and transport of hazardous materials. Addresses sources of hazardous and solid waste, detection, and recovery, and supplies information on quantities of waste generated and discarded. Accessible to both environmental professionals and those outside the field. Liu was principal scientist at a division of Proctor & Gamble. Lipt<'a>k is a process control and safety consultant. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566705127
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/16/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.30 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Table of Contents

Hazardous Waste Defined
Hazardous Waste Sources
Effects of Hazardous Waste
Hazardous Waste Characteristics
Sampling and Analysis
The Hazard Ranking System and the National Priority Lists
Risk Assessment
Waste Minimization and Reduction
Hazardous Waste Transportation
Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Requirements
Treatment and Disposal Alternatives
Waste Destruction Technology
Waste Concentration Technology
Solidification and Stabilization Techniques
Biological Treatment
Biotreatment by Sequencing Batch Reactors
Underground Storage Tanks
Leak Detection and Remediation
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
Sources, Quantities, and Effects
Physical and Chemical Characteristics
Characterization Methods
Implications for Solid Waste Management
Reduction, Separation, and Recycling
Material Recovery
Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF)
Waste-to-Energy Incinerators
Sewage Sludge Incineration
Onsite Incinerators
Pyrolysis of Solid Waste
Sanitary Landfills
Composting of MSW

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