2 edition of Waste management found in the catalog.
A. K. Haghi
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||A.K. Haghi, editor|
|Series||Waste and waste management, Waste and waste management series|
|LC Classifications||TD794.5 .W355 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 244 p. :|
|Number of Pages||244|
|LC Control Number||2011275183|
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The Metropolitan Board of Works was the first citywide authority that centralized sanitation regulation for the rapidly expanding city and the Public Health Act made it compulsory for every household to deposit their weekly waste in "moveable receptacles" for disposal—the first concept for a dust-bin.
Common waste produced during pre-modern times was mainly ashes and human biodegradable wasteand these were released back into the ground locally, with minimum environmental impact. Rather than focusing upon the reasons for food waste itself, the chapters develop research-based solutions for the problem, providing a much-needed solution-orientated approach that takes multiple perspectives into account.
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Providing an in-depth, research-based overview of the multifaceted problem, it considers environmental, economic, social and ethical factors. The book deals with the full range of waste management issues, including recycling and recovery of materials, design considerations for waste minimisation.
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Waste is collected by the city council only if it is put in government issued rubbish bags. Most of the municipal solid waste mainly constitutes degradable materials, which represent a significant role in greenhouse gas emissions in urban localities.
It delivers insight into and reflection of the different levels where change is needed such as actors at the distribution and consumption levels, systems and socio-cultural and institutional structures. Temporary on-site waste storage facilities include open waste piles and ponds or lagoons.
High pressures are applied to force the liquid into the pores and fissures of the rock, where it is to be permanently stored. By mid-century, however, it had become evident that open dumping and improper incineration of solid waste were causing problems of pollution and jeopardizing public health.
If a leak does occur, the wells can be pumped to intercept the polluted water and bring it to the surface for treatment. As the team comes together, it is important to identify its responsibilities, which may include: Working with your organization's management to set short and long-term waste reduction goals.
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Recycling and composting take care of approximately 2. Look at your tracking data to establish a benchmark and inform your goal setting. Waste Waste management book coverage in North America is nearly universal, at This book presents the management of municipal of solid waste, including recycling and landfill technologies.
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One option for the disposal of liquid hazardous waste is deep-well injection, a procedure that involves pumping liquid waste through a steel casing into a porous layer of limestone or sandstone.
They also pose a wide variety of administrative, economic, and social problems that must be managed and solved. Another type of solid waste, perhaps the fastest-growing component in many developed countries, is electronic wasteor e-waste, which includes discarded computer equipment, televisionstelephonesand a variety of other electronic devices.
In some cases a genetically engineered species of bacteria is used.Chapter 7 Solid waste management Solid waste refers here to all non-liquid wastes.
In general this does not include excreta, although sometimes nappies and the faeces of young children may be mixed with solid waste. Solid waste can create significant health problems and a very unpleasant living environment if not disposed of safely and.
Office buildings, schools, stores, hotels, restaurants and other commercial and institutional buildings generate significant amounts of materials and waste.
Here are tools and resources to help facility managers, building owners, tenants and other stakeholders improve waste management in their buildings, reduce costs and enhance sustainability.
Find out all the key statistics for Waste Management, Inc. (WM), including valuation measures, fiscal year financial statistics, trading record, share statistics and more.Sustainability Site Waste Management. Washington Pdf University is committed to the proper management of its solid waste.
By diverting its solid waste from the landfills to reuse and recycling programs, WSU is taking steps to reduce its carbon footprint and remain committed to .SMART WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM which is proposed here is to implement a smarter way of conventional waste management using smart sensors to gather fill .Series: Waste Management; Series: Waste Management The objective of this book series is to ebook a forum for exploring and analysing current environmental, technical and policy issues driving change in waste management.
In keeping with the multidisciplinary nature of the subject, topics and themes will reflect a broad cross-section of.