The Pollution Prevention the Waste Management Approach to the 21st Century / Edition 1

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As the field of environmental management moves into the future, its fo cus will be on reducing or eliminating waste pollution streams. Engine ers, technicians, and maintenance personnel must develop proficiency a nd improved understanding of pollution prevention and waste control to cope with the challenges of this important area. Pollution Prevention : The Waste Management Approach to the 21st Century covers - in a thor ough and clear style - the fundamentals of pollution prevention and th eir application to real-world problems.

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A preventative approach to environmental management is a relatively new concept requiring attention to energy conservation and health, safety, and accident prevention issues as well as waste treatment, according to Dupont (civil and environmental engineering, Utah State U.) and two colleagues. Part I introduces definitions; conservation laws and basic principles; and plant equipment, processes, and economic considerations. The next section presents pollution prevention principles and regulations. The final part addresses applications via case studies. Includes worked and unworked problems. Appends information on units, conversion factors, and mathematical symbols; US state pollution prevention programs; environmental organizations; relevant software; and contacts in education. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566704953
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/28/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 528
  • Sales rank: 927,218
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.39 (d)

Table of Contents

Process and Plant Fundamentals
Conservation Laws and Basic Principles
Unit Operations
Plant Equipment
Ancillary Processes and Equipment
Waste Treatment Processes and Equipment
Processes Diagrams
Economic Considerations
Pollution Prevention Principles
From Pollution Control to Pollution Prevention
Additional Pollution Prevention Components
Pollution Prevention Opportunity Assessment
Source Reduction
Pollution Prevention Applications
Commercial Printing
Metal Finishing Industries
Electronics Industry
Drug Manufacturing and Processing Industry
Paint Manufacturing Industry
Pesticide Formulating Industry
Pulp and Paper Industry
Appendix A: Units, Conversion Factors, and Mathematical Symbols
Appendix B: State Pollution Prevention Programs
Appendix C: Environmental Organizations
Appendix D: Pollution Prevention Software
Appendix E: Pollution Prevention Contacts in Education

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