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Editors: James R. Lavelle
Book Description:
This book is devoted to 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

Waste: Toxicity and Potential Health Hazards of Leachates; pp.1-40
(Bakare A. Adekunle, Department of Zoology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria)

Alternative Processes for Waste Management (Energetic Valorization of Wastes through Gasification); pp.41-106
(Filomena Pinto, Rui Neto Andre, Mario Dias, Helena Lopes, I. Gulyurtlu, INETI, Estrada do Paco do Lumiar, Lisboa, Portugal)

Application of Mathematical Modelling to the Diagnosis of Packed-bed waste Incineration Systems; pp.107-162
(Yao Bin Yang, Xian Jiaotong University, China, Sheffield University, UK, Jim Swithenbank, Vida Sharifi, Sheffield University, UK)

Issues in Urban Residential Area Solid Wate Management; Sustainability: The Nigeria Experience;pp.
(Abel Omoniyi Afon, Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning, Obafemi Awolowo Univ., Ile-Ife, Nigeria)

Scavenging Activity in Lagos, Nigeria: Operational Characteristics and Residents' Perception; pp.
(Abel Omoniyi Afon, Dept. of Urban and Regional Planning, Obafemi Awolowo Univ., Ile-Ife, Nigeria)

On Innovation of Waste Management Philosophies in Emerging Economy Contexts; pp.
(Manfred Fehr, Federal University at Uberlândia, Brazil)

Sustainable Landfill and Biological Stability
(Barbara Scaglia, Fabrizio Adani, Dipartimento di Produzione Vegetale – DiProVe, Universitŕ degli Stdi di Milano, Italy)

Robust and Efficient Funding of Radioactive Waste Management
(P.L. Kunsch, Université Libre de Brussels, Brussels)

Waste Management Planning: Life Cycle Assessment Approach as a Decision Support Tool
(Lidia Lombardi, Dipartimento di Energetica “Sergio Stecco”, Universitŕ degli Studi di Firenze, Italy)

Bauxite Refinery Residues, Potential for Waste Utilisation
(M.W. Clark, School of Environmental Science and Management, Southern Cross University, Australia, D.M. McConchie, M. Johnston, School of Environmental Science and Management, Southern Cross University, Australia, Virotec International Pty. Ltd.)

Contemporary Applications of the Interdisciplinary Waste Management Research: Case Studies of Algal Biodiversity in the WSP and Energy Footprint of Municipal Wastes
(V. Krivtsov, University of Edinburgh, UK, P. Dacombe, University of Southampton, UK, E.P. Kozenko, Almaty Institute of Power Engineering and Telecommunications, Kazakhstan)

Assessment of a Waste Management Strategy
(Nadia Marchettini, Antonio C.I. Pizzigallo, Roberto Ridolfi, Department of Chemical and Biosystems Sciences and Technologies, University of Siena, Italy)

Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2008
   ISBN: 978-1-60456-256-9
   Status: AV
  
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
  
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