Basics of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Technology
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Description: For undergraduate courses in Introduction to Environmental Technology and Waste Management. This easy-to-read and logical text introduces the topics of solid and hazardous wastes, and matters associated with their management. It focuses on current technical and scientific fundamentals, while encompassing the entire spectrum of basic concepts and tools needed for making decisionsincluding the complex social, political, legal, and ethical issues associated with the technology. A review of primer materialsuch as chemistry, biology, geology, hydraulics, and engineering calculationshelps students comprehend the subject matter and completes this treatment.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $203.20
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 11/10/1999
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
|Factors Affecting Municipal Waste Management Decision-Making|
|Basic Scientific Concepts of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management|
|Solid Waste Management Technology|
|Environmental Laws and Regulations|
|Environmental Effects and Public Health Aspects|
|Sources, Composition, and Characteristics of Solid Waste|
|Physical, Chemical, and Biological Properties of Municipal Solid Waste|
|Storage, Collection, and Transportation of Solid Waste|
|Solid Waste Basic Processing Technologies|
|Source Reduction, Reuse, Recycling, and Recovery of Municipal Solid Waste|
|Disposal of Solid Waste and Residual Matter in Landfills|
|Management and Control of Landfill Leachate and Gases|
|Hazardous Waste Management Technology|
|Characteristics of Hazardous Waste|
|Transportation of Hazardous Waste|
|Hazardous Waste Minimization and Environmental Audits|
|Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, and Disposal|
|Useful Conversion Factors|
|Saturation Values of Dissolved Oxygen in Water at Various Temperatures|
|Soil Moisture Retention for Various Amounts of Potential Evapotranspiration for a Root Zone Water-Holding Capacity of 4 Inches|
|App. E: Glossary|
|App. F: For Further Information|