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Editors: Toma V. Golush
Book Description:
This new book focuses on waste management which is the collection, transport, processing, recycling or disposal of waste materials. The term usually relates to materials produced by human activity, and is generally undertaken to reduce their effect on health, aesthetics or amenity. Waste management is also carried out to reduce the materials' effect on the environment and to recover resources from them. Waste management can involve solid, liquid or gaseous substances, with different methods and fields of expertise for each.

Waste management practices differ for developed and developing nations, for urban and rural areas, and for residential and industrial, producers. Management for non-hazardous residential and institutional waste in metropolitan areas is usually the responsibility of local government authorities, while management for non-hazardous commercial and industrial waste is usually the responsibility of the generator.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Expert Commentary

Commentary A Toxicity distribution by vertical investigation of landfill layers; pp. 1-11
(Ryo Shoji, Yoshiyuki Ueda, Tokyo National College of Technology, Japan, Hidenari Nakayama, University of Tokyo, Japan)

Short Communication - Inherent Paradoxes in the International Regulation of Waste Management: Can such Legislation be Considered Sustainable for the Electronics Industry?; pp. 13-23
(Julian Scott Yeomans, Schulich School of Business, York University, Canada, Yavuz Gunalay, Bahcesehir University, Turkey)

Research and Review Studies

Chapter 1 - In Situ Uranium Stabilization through Polyphosphate Remediation: Development and Demonstration at the Hanford Site 300 Area, Washington State; pp. 25-103
(D.M. Wellman, E.M. Pierce, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, E.L. Richards, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Rice University, Texas)

Chapter 2 - Waste to energy: On thermal treatment and energetic utilization of solid wastes; pp. 105-163
(Karagiannidis A., Aristotle University, Greece, Bilitewski B., Technical University Dresden, Germany, Tchobanoglous G., University of California, USA)

Chapter 3 - Solid Waste Settlement in Landfills/Bioreactor Landfills; pp. 165-220
(Sherien A. Elagroudy, Mostafa A. Warith, Ryerson University, Canada, Fikry H. Ghobrial, Ain Shams University)

Chapter 4 - Contamination Delination and Characterization of Waste Disposal Sites Performing Integrated and Innovative Geophysical Methods; pp. 221-259
(Pantelis Soupios, Filippos Vallianatos, Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Laboratory of Geophysics and Seismology, Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis, Italian National Research Council, Laboratory of Geophysics)

Chapter 5 - Environmental Performance Assessment Using Linear Regression and Spectral Methods; pp. 261-287
(Vivian W.Y. Tam, Khoa N. Le, Griffith School of Engineering, Griffith University, Australia)

Chapter 6 - Long-Term Monitoring Study on Sibling Drosophila Species from the Laguna Verde Nuclear Power Plant, Veracruz, Mexico;
pp. 289-305
(A.E. Pimentel, M.P. Cruces, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, Mexico)

Chapter 7 - Material collection of household waste and ongoing research at the Swedish EPA; pp. 307-320
(Cecilia Petersen, Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Sweden, Patrik Söderholm, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden, Per EO Berg, Dalarna University College, Sweden)

Chapter 8 - A Comparative Analysis of Waste Management and Sustainable Development in South Africa and Mozambique: Implications for Development Financing and the Role of Knowledge Management;
pp. 321-337
(Patrick Karani, Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), Stan M. Jewasikiewitz, Evintech Solutions, Joao Da Costa, Institute of Science and Technology, Mozambique)

Chapter 9 - Urban Environmental Initiatives: Exploring Urban Youth Potentials in Solid Waste Management in Accra, Ghana; pp. 339-352
(Julius N. Fobil, Sybill Sory, School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Raymond A. Atuguba, University of Ghana)

Chapter 10 - Spatial Modeling and Optimization of Municipal Solid Waste Collection in Urban Regions; pp. 353-365
(Lubos Matejicek, Institute for Environmental Studies, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic)

Chapter 11 - Solid Waste Management Practices in the Okavango Delta Ramsar Site; pp. 367-382
(Benjamin Bolaane, Department of Architecture and Planning, University of Botswana)

Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2008
   ISBN: 978-1-60456-234-7
   Status: AV
  
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
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PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
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AP At Press
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