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Basics of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Technology Kanti L. Shah

Basics of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Technology

Kanti L. Shah

Published November 20th 1999
ISBN : 9780139603785
Paperback
534 pages
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This easy-to-read and pragmatic book offers a systematic treatment of solid and hazardous waste management technology. Encouraging self-learning, with a focus on current technical and scientific fundamentals, it covers all the basic concepts andMoreThis easy-to-read and pragmatic book offers a systematic treatment of solid and hazardous waste management technology. Encouraging self-learning, with a focus on current technical and scientific fundamentals, it covers all the basic concepts and tools needed for making decisions. Chapter topics include environmental legislation and regulations- sources- composition and characteristics- physical, chemical, and biological properties- storage, collection and transportation- processing technologies- source reduction and reuse- disposal- and management and control of landfill leachate and gas. For civil engineers and scientists facing a first time involvement in any aspect of solid and hazardous waste management, this book will be a valuable reference.