Waste Treatment In The Process Industries

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Overview

Increasing demand on industrial capacity has, as an unintended consequence, produced an accompanying increase in harmful and hazardous wastes. Derived from the second edition of the popular Handbook of Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Treatment, Waste Treatment in the Process Industries outlines the fundamentals and latest developments in waste treatment in various process industries, such as pharmaceuticals, textiles, petroleum, soap, detergent, phosphate, paper, pulp, pesticides, rubber, and power. Comprehensive in scope, it provides information that is directly applicable to daily waste management problems throughout the industry.

The book contains in-depth discussions of environmental pollution sources, waste characteristics, control technologies, management strategies, facility innovations, process alternatives, costs, case histories, effluent standards, and future trends for the process industry. It includes extensive bibliographies for each type of industrial process waste treatment or practice, invaluable information to anyone who needs to trace, follow, duplicate, or improve on a specific process waste treatment practice.

A quick scan of the chapters and contributors reveals the depth and breadth of the book's coverage. It provides technical and economical information on how to develop the most feasible total environmental control program that can benefit both process industry and local municipalities.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849372339
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/2005
  • Pages: 648
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.44 (d)

Table of Contents

IMPLEMENTATION OF INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY FOR INDUSTRIAL HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT, L.K. Wang and Donald B. Aulenbach
Introduction
Definitions of Industrial Ecology
Goal, Role, and Objectives
Approach and Applications
Tasks, Steps, and Framework for Implementation
Qualifications of Industrial Ecologists
Sustainable Agriculture, Industry, and Environment
Zero Emission, Zero Discharge, Cleaner Production, Waste Minimization, Pollution Prevention, Design for Environment, Material Substitution, Dematerialization, and Process Substitution
Case Histories of Successful Hazardous Waste Management Through Industrial Ecology Implementation

BIOASSAY OF INDUSTRIAL AND HAZARDOUS WASTE POLLUTANTS, S.Y. Selivanovskaya, V.Z. Latypova, N.Y. Stepanova, and Y.-T. Hung
Introduction
General Considerations
Microbial Tests
Tests with Fauna Species
Algae Tests
Plant Tests
Commercial Standard Bioassays: Toxkit Tests
Application of the Bioassays for Assessment of Toxicity of Solid Waste
Application of the Bioassays for Regulatory Requirements of Effluents
Conclusions

IN-PLANT MANAGEMENT AND DISPOSAL OF INDUSTRIAL HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES, L.K. Wang
Introduction
Management of Environmental Hazards at Industrial Sites
Management of Air Quality at Industrial Sites
Management of Water Quality at Industrial Sites
Management of Hazardous Solid Wastes at Industrial Sites
Disposal of Hazardous Asbestos
Monitoring and Analysis of Air, Water, and Contaminated Materials
Hazardous Waste Generator Status and Regulatory Requiements
Storage Tank Inspection and Leak Detection
Emergency Preparation and Response
Management of an Industrial Site Classified as a Very Small Quantity Generator
Management of an Industrial Classified as a Large Quantity Generator or a Small Quantity Generator
Management of Hazardous Industrial Waste from Medical Offices: An Example
Management of Hazardous Industrial Wastes from Graphic Arts, Printer, And Photographers: An Example
Recycling of Hazardous Industrial Wastes as Waste-Derived Fuels

APPLICATION OF BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR INDUSTRIAL WASTE TREATMENT, J.-H. Tay, S.T.-L. Tay, V. Ivanov, and Y.-T. Hung
Biotreatability of Industrial Hazardous Wastes
Aerobic, Anaerobic, and Combined Anaerobic Aerobic Biotechnological Treatment
Enhanced Biotechnological Treatment of Industrial Hazardous Wastes

TREATMENT OF PHARMACEUTICAL WASTES, S.K. Gupta, S.K. Gupta, and Y.-T. Hung
Introduction
Categorization of the Pharmaceutical Industry
Process Description and Waste Characteristics
Significant Parameters in Pharmaceutical Wastewater Treatment
Waste Recovery and Control
Treatment of Pharmaceutical Wastewater
Operational Problems and Remedial Measures
Environmental Protection Agency Effluent Limitations for the Pharmaceutical Industry
Summary and Conclusions

TREATMENT OF OILFIELD AND REFINERY WASTES, J.M. Wong and Y.-T. Hung
Oil Production
Oil Refining
Waste Sources and Characteristics
Environmental Regulations
Control and Treatment Techniques for Oilfield Wastes
In-Plant Control and Treatment Techniques for Refinery Wastes
Pollution Prevention and Hazardous Waste Minimization

TREATMENT OF SOAP AND DETERGENT INDUSTRY WASTES, C. Yapijakis and L.K. Wang
Introduction
Impacts of Detergent Production and Use
Current Perspective and Future Outlook
Industrial Operation and Wastewater
U.S. Code of Federal Regulations
Wastewater Control and Treatment
Case Studies of Treatment Facilities

TREATMENT OF TEXTILE WASTES, T. Bechtold and Y.T. Hung
Identification and Classification of Textile Wastes
Fiber-Specific Processes
End-of-Pipe Treatment Technologies

TREATMENT OF PHOSPHATE INDUSTRY WASTES, C. Yapijakis and L.K. Wang
Introduction
Industrial Operations and Wastewaters
Impacts of Phosphate Industry Pollution
U.S. Code of Federal Regulations
Wastewater Control and Treatment
Case Studies of Treatment Facilities

TREATMENT OF PULP AND PAPER MILL WASTES, S. Sumathi and Y.-T. Hung
Pollution Problems of Pulp and Paper Industries
Nature and Composition of Raw Materials Used by Pulp and Paper Industries
Pulping Processes
Composition of Spent Pulping Liquors
Toxicity of Pulping Liquors
Pulp Bleaching Processes
Toxicity of Spent Bleach Liquors
Strategies for Pollution Control in Pulp and Paper Industries
Pollution Reduction Through Plant Process Modifications
Treatment of Pulp and Paper Wastewaters
Treatment of Waste Gas Emissions From Pulp and Paper Industries

TREATMENT OF PESTICIDE INDUSTRY WASTES, J.M. Wong
Introduction
The Pesticide Industry
Waste Characteristics
Environmental Regulations
Control and Treatment for Pesticide Manufacturing Wastes
Control and Treatment for Pesticide Formulating Wastes

TREATMENT OF RUBBER INDUSTRY WASTES, J.R. Taricska, L.K. Wang, Y.-T. Hung, J.-H. Tay, and K.H. Li
Industry Description
Plant-Specific Description
Pollutant Removability
Treatment Methods
Treatment Technology Costs

TREATMENT OF POWER INDUSTRY WASTES, L.K. Wang
Introduction
Industry and Subdivisions
Wastewater
Waste Treatment
Treatment Technology Costs
Plant-Specific Examples

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