Waste Management


"Standard Handbook of Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal"

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Provides the comprehensive information on hazardous waste management, site cleanup, and treatment alternatives. The chapters in this book offer insight into storage and transportation of hazardous wastes, health effects of hazardous waste, environmental assessment and audits, containment technologies, and more critical areas. With illustrations, 1port. 2rev ed. Hardback, 1168 pages. Size: 233 x 152 mm. Weight: 1505g.
Author:  Freeman, Harry M.
ISBN:  0070220441
Publisher:  McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Date:  1997  (UK)
Readership:  Research/Professional Waste Management

"Rubbish!"

A Chronicle of Waste

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A Chronicle of Waste. Rubbish is arguably Britain's most pressing environmental concern. Challenging and controversial, this is a rigorous examination of the problems of waste in the UK and the efficacy of the public and private initiatives designed to forestall a crisis fast ballooning into catastrophe. Sunday Times readers know Girling for regular hard-hitting major features on landscape and environment. Paperback, 389 pages. Size: 198 x 129 mm. Weight: 290g.
Author:  Girling, Richard
ISBN:  1903919444
Publisher:  Transworld Publishers Ltd
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Waste Management

"Can I Recycle My Granny?"

And 39 Other Eco-Dilemmas

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Ethan Greenhart, fictional columnist for Spiked magazine, is so ethical it's scary! In this satirical guide, he answers all your ethical dilemmas and offers a refreshing antidote to a world gone eco-mad. Paperback, 224 pages. Size: 198 x 129 mm. Weight: 160g.
Author:  Greenhart, Ethan
ISBN:  0340955651
Publisher:  Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Waste Management

"Lifting the Lid"

An Ecological Approach to Toilet Systems

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"New Futures" series; An ecological approach to toilet systems. With illus. Paperback, 160 pages. Size: 140 x 215 mm. Weight: 256g.
Author:  Harper, Peter Halestrap, Louise
ISBN:  1898049793
Publisher:  Centre for Alternative Technology Publications
Date:  1999  (Wales)
Readership:  Further/Higher Education Waste Management

"Humanure Handbook"

A Guide to Composting Human Manure

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3rd edition. With tables, charts and photos. 3 rev ed. Paperback, 256 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 430g.
Author:  Jenkins, Joseph
ISBN:  0964425831
Publisher:  Jenkins Publishing,U.S.
Date:  2006  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Waste Management

"Hazardous Waste Management"

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"McGraw-Hill International Editions: Biological Sciences Series" series; Provides a useful introduction to hazardous waste management, with information on methods of treatment, disposal, and site remediation. This book discusses the changes in the field, such as changes in emphasis from site assessments to site remediation, from new facility siting to pollution prevention, and from a emerging market to a mature market. With illustrations. 2rev ed. Paperback, 1184 pages. Size: 228 x 177 mm. Weight: 1838g.
Author:  Lagrega, Michael D. Buckingham, Phillip L. Evans, Jeffrey C.
ISBN:  0071181709
Publisher:  McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Date:  2001  (UK)
Readership:  Academic/Specialist Waste Management

"Hazardous Waste Management"

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"Environmental Engineering and Water Resources" series; Provides an introduction to the complex, interdisciplinary field of hazardous waste management, with information on the methods of treatment, disposal, and site remediation. The management of hazardous waste has changed dramatically since the 1960's. This edition provides a comprehensive coverage of these changes in the field. With illustrations. 2 rev ed. Hardback, 1228 pages. Size: 241 x 190 mm. Weight: 2000g.
Author:  Lagrega, Michael D. Buckingham, Phillip L. Evans, Jeffrey C. Environmental Resources Management
ISBN:  0070393656
Publisher:  McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Date:  2001  (United States)
Readership:  Tertiary Education (Us: College) Waste Management

"McGraw-Hill Recycling Handbook"

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Offers advice on waste stream management, separation and collection systems, processing facilities and equipment, the handling of specific materials, transfer stations, public awareness programs, and quality control. This title includes chapters on recycling at large commercial facilities such as theme parks and sports arenas. With 300 illustrations. 2 rev ed. Hardback, 976 pages. Size: 231 x 160 mm. Weight: 1620g.
Author:  Lund, Herbert F.
ISBN:  0070391564
Publisher:  McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Date:  2008  (United States)
Readership:  Tertiary Education (Us: College) Waste Management

"Domestic Wastewater Treatment in Developing Countries"

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Details methods of domestic wastewater treatment that are especially suitable in developing countries. The book's emphasis is on low-cost, low-energy, low-maintenance, high-performance systems that contribute to environmental sustainability by producing effluents usable in agriculture. With figures, tables, index. Paperback, 256 pages. Size: 233 x 156 mm. Weight: 475g.
Author:  Mara, Duncan
ISBN:  1844070190
Publisher:  Earthscan Ltd
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Waste Management

"Resisting Global Toxics"

Transnational Movements for Environmental Justice

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"Urban & Industrial Environments" series; Examines the export of hazardous wastes to poor communities of color around the world and charts the global social movements that challenge them. The author investigates the phenomenon of global environmental inequality and considers the work of activists, organizations, and networks resisting it. With 3 illustrations. Hardback, 336 pages. Size: 240 x 162 mm. Weight: 588g.
Author:  Pellow, David Naguib
ISBN:  026216244X
Publisher:  Mit Press Ltd
Date:  2007  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Waste Management

"Resisting Global Toxics"

Transnational Movements for Environmental Justice

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"Urban & Industrial Environments" series; Examines the export of hazardous wastes to poor communities of color around the world and charts the global social movements that challenge them. The author investigates the phenomenon of global environmental inequality and considers the work of activists, organizations, and networks resisting it. With 3 illustrations. Paperback, 336 pages. Size: 227 x 155 mm. Weight: 481g.
Author:  Pellow, David Naguib
ISBN:  0262662019
Publisher:  Mit Press Ltd
Date:  2007  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Waste Management

"Gone Tomorrow"

The Hidden Life of Garbage

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The Hidden Life of Garbage. An inside look at the unsavoury - and intriguing - world of waste from dustbin to landfill. With 10 black-&-white-illustrations. Paperback, 304 pages. Size: 191 x 133 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  Rogers, Heather
ISBN:  1595581200
Publisher:  The New Press
Date:  2006  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Waste Management

"Backyard Composting"

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Composting allows you to do something for the part of the Earth you live with day by day: your own back garden. This book introduces the various types of composting bins and accessories, explaining the pros and cons of each type and giving instructions for building one from scrap materials. With photographs, line drawings. 2 rev ed. Paperback, 96 pages. Size: 216 x 138 mm. Weight: 165g.
Author:  Roulac, John
ISBN:  1900322110
Publisher:  Green Books
Date:  1998  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Waste Management

"Composting"

An Easy Household Guide

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Tells you what you need to know about composting, from the different containers that are available, and what to put in them, to how to use your compost and what to do if you want to get involved in the process. This guide offers advice on how to compost in small spaces, information on bins and wormeries and getting involved in community schemes. With over 20 colour illustrations. Paperback, 96 pages. Size: 165 x 119 mm. Weight: 117g.
Author:  Scott, Nicky
ISBN:  1903998786
Publisher:  Green Books
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Waste Management

"Fundamentals of Hazardous Waste Site Remediation"

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Examines the basics of such areas as hazardous materials chemistry, hydro geology, reaction engineering, and clean-up level development. This book describes the basics of hazardous waste site remediation - the key to confronting a site problem, and devising an effective solution. It is suitable for career environmental engineers. With 45 black & white tables, 3 black & white halftones. Hardback, 336 pages. Size: 241 x 160 mm. Weight: 658g.
Author:  Sellers, Kathleen
ISBN:  156670281X
Publisher:  Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date:  1998  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Waste Management

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