Solid waste engineering and management. Volume 1 /

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Imprint:Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2021.
Description:1 online resource (xvi, 744 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series:Handbook of environmental engineering, 2512-1472 ; volume 23
Handbook of environmental engineering ; v. 23.
Subject:Refuse and refuse disposal.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Wang, Lawrence K., editor.
Wang, Mu Hao Sung, 1942- editor.
Hung, Yung-Tse, editor.
Digital file characteristics:text file PDF
Notes:Series title page has "Volume 1", cover page has "23".
Includes index.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed January 5, 2022).
Summary:This book is the first volume in a three-volume set on Solid Waste Engineering and Management. It provides an introduction to the topic, and focuses on legislation, transportation, transfer station, characterization, mechanical volume reduction, measurement, combustion, incineration, composting, landfilling, and systems planning as it pertains to solid waste management. The three volumes comprehensively discuss various contemporary issues associated with solid waste pollution management, impacts on the environment and vulnerable human populations, and solutions to these problems.
Other form:Original 3030841782 9783030841782
Standard no.:10.1007/978-3-030-84180-5
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1-Introduction to solid waste management
  • Chapter 2-Legislation for solid waste management
  • Chapter 3-Waste transportation and transfer station
  • Chapter 4-Characterization and measurement of solid waste
  • Chapter 5-Mechanical Volume Reduction
  • Chapter 6-Combustion and Incineration
  • Chapter 7- Composting processes
  • Chapter 8-Sanitary landfill operation and management
  • Chapter 9-Solid Waste Systems Planning
  • Chapter 10-Practices of solid waste disposal
  • Chapter 11-Landfilling and the Environmental Impacts.