Offering a comprehensive approach, this title covers fundamentals, technologies, and management of biological processing of solid waste. It discusses kinetic modeling and synergistic impact evolution during bioprocessing of solid waste, environmental impacts such as greenhouse gas emission from biological processing of solid waste, energy recovery from solid waste, and biodrying of solid waste. It also presents cases and challenges from different countries, successful business models, and economic analyses of various processing options.
Aimed at researchers and industry professionals in solid and hazardous waste management, this title offers a wealth of knowledge to help readers understand this increasingly important area.
Table of Contents
1. Concept of Biological Solid Waste Treatment 2. 3R Processing for Different Types of Solid Waste Management 3. Modern Energy Recovery from Renewable Landfill or Bio-Covers of Landfills 4. Composting and Environmental Benefits of Resource Recovery 5. Modern Anaerobic Digestion and Mechanism of Energy Recovery from Solid Organic Waste 6. Greenhouse Gas Emissions through Biological Processing of Solid Waste and Their Global Warming Potential 7. Bio-Drying of Solid Waste 8. Recent Trends in Bioprocessing of Antibiotic Residues and Their Resistant Genes in Solid Waste 9. Bio-Processing of Mining Solid Waste and Resource Recovery 10. Biodegradation of Persistent Organic Pollutants 11. Heavy Metal Immobilization during Bio-Processing of Solid Waste 12. Recent Developments in the Treatment of Petroleum Hydrocarbon and Oily Sludge from the Petroleum Industry