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Basics of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Technology

 
 
 
 
Basics of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Technology
Author: Kanti L. Shah
ISBN 13: 9780139603785
ISBN 10: 139603786
Edition: 1
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 1999-11-20
Format: Paperback
Pages: 534
List Price: $203.20
 
 

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 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.