1st Edition

Handbook of Advanced Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Management

    1190 Pages 353 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This volume provides in-depth coverage of environmental pollution sources, waste characteristics, control technologies, management strategies, facility innovations, process alternatives, costs, case histories, effluent standards, and future trends in waste treatment processes. It delineates methodologies, technologies, and the regional and global effects of important pollution control practices. It focuses on specific industrial and manufacturing wastes and their remediation. Topics include: heavy metals, electronics, chemical, and textile manufacturing.

    Toxicity and Sources of Cu, Zn, Mo, Ag and Rare Metals in The Environment

    O. Sarafadeen Amuda, A. Olanrewaju Alade, Yung-Tse Hung, Lawrence K. Wang, Mu-Hao Sung Wang

    Nano-Bioremediation: Applications Of Nanotechnology For Bioremediation

    S. Raj Kumar, And P. Gopinath

    Recycling Of Filter Backwash Water Abd Alum Sludge From Water Utility For Reuse

    Mu-Hao Sung Wang, Lawrence K. Wang, Nazih K. Shammas, And Milos Krofta

    Selection Of Remedial Alternatives For Soil Contaminated With Heavy Metals

    N.K. Shammas

    Heavy Metals Removal By Low Cost Adsorption Materials

    S.T. Ong; S.T. Ha; P.S. Keng; S.L. Lee; Y.T. Hung

    Sulfide Precipitation For Treatment Of Metal Wastes

    Nazih K. Shammas And Lawrence K. Wang

    Stabilization Of Cadmium In Waste Incineration Residues By Aluminum/Iron-Rich Materials

    Kaimin Shih*, Minhua Su

    Arsenic in The Environment: Source, Characteristics And Technologies For Pollution Elimination

    Yu-Ming Zheng, Liu Qing, J. Paul Chen

    Simultaneous Removal of Chromium And Arsenate: A Case Study Using Ferrous Iron

    Xh Guan

    E-Waste Disposal And Recycling: Environmental And Health Impacts

    O.P. Karthikeyan; R. Balasubramanian

    Site Assessment And Cleanup Technologies Of Metal Finishing Industry

    N.K. Shammas

    Adsorptive Removal Of Arsenic From Watersources Using Novelnanocompositemixed Matrix Membranes

    R. Jamshidigohari, W.J. Lau , T. Matsuura, A.F. Ismail

    Treatment of Photographic Processing Waste

    I. Dahlan; H.A. Aziz; Y.T. Hung; L.K. Wang

    Toxicity, Source and Control of Barium in The Environment

    H.A. Aziz; M.F. Ghazali; Y.T. Hung; L.K. Wang

    Toxicity, Sources and Control of Selenium, Nickel and Beryllium in The Environment

    J.F. Hawumba, Y.T. Hung; L.K. Wang

    Safety and Control for Toxic Chemicals and Hazardous Wastes

    Nazih K. Shammas And Lawrence K. Wang

    Biological Treatment of Poultry Processing Wastewater

    Nazih K. Shammas And Lawrence K. Wang

    Treatment of Wastewater, Storm-Runoff and Combined Sewer Overflow by Dissolved Air Flotation And Filtration

    Lawrence K. Wang, Mu-Hao Sung Wang, And Nazih K. Shammas

    Waste Treatment And Management In Chlor-Alkali Industries

    Hamidi Abdul Aziz, Miskiah Fadzilah Ghazali, Mohd. Suffian Yusoff, Yung-Tse Hung

    Dissolved Air Floatation (Daf) for Wastewater Treatment

    Puganeshwary Palaniandy,Mohd Nordin Adlan, Hamidi Abdul Aziz, Yung-Tse Hung and Mohamad Fared Murshed

    Restaurant Waste Treatment and Management

    Jerry R. Taricska, Jaclyn M. Taricska, Yung-Tse Hung, and Lawrence K. Wang

    Treatment of Textile Industry Waste

    Siew-Teng Ong, Sie-Tiong Ha, Siew-Ling Lee, Pei-Sin Keng, Yung-Tse Hung and Lawrence K. Wang

    Bod Determination, Cleaning Solution Preparation and Waste Disposal in Laboratories

    Mu-Hao Sung Wang, Lawrence K. Wang, Eugene De Michele

    Principles, Procedure And Heavy Metals Management Of Dichromate Reflux Method For Cod Determination In Laboratories

    Mu-Hao Sung Wang, Lawrence K. Wang, and Eugene De Michele

    Environmental Friendly Activated Carbon Processes For Water And Wastewater Treatment

    Wei-chi Ying, Wei Zhang, Juan Hu, Liuya Huang, Bingjing Li, Wenxin Jiang

    Treatment Of Wastes From Organic Chemical Manufacturing Industry

    Debolina Basu, Gupta Sudhir Kumar and Yung-Tse Hung

    Toxicity and Sources of Pb, Cd, Hg, Cr, As and Radionuclides in The Environment

    Ghinwa M. Naja, and Bohumil Volesky

    Environmental Behavior and Effects of Engineered Metal and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles

    Bernd Nowack

    Heavy Metal Removal with Exopolysaccharide-Producing Cyanobacteria

    Roberto De Philippis and Ernesto Micheletti

    Environmental Geochemistry of High Arsenic Aquifer Systems

    Yanxin Wang and Yamin Deng

    Nano-Technology Application in Metal Ion Adsorption

    Xiangke Wang and Changlun Chen

    Biosorption of Metals onto Granular Sludge

    Shu Guang Wang, Xue Fei Sun, and Wen Xin Gong

    Treatment of Metal Bearing Effluents: Removal and Recovery

    Ghinwa M. Naja and Bohumil Volesky

    Control, Treatment, And Management of Metal Emissons From Motor Vehicles

    Rajasekhar Balasubramanian, Jun He, and Lawrence K. Wang


    Lawrence K. Wang has more than 28 years of experience in facility design, environmental sustainability, natural resources, resources recovery, global pollution control, construction, plant operation, and management. He has expertise in water supply, air pollution control, solid waste disposal, water resources, waste treatment, and hazardous waste management. He is a retired dean/director/VP of the Lenox Institute of Water Technology, Krofta Engineering Corporation, and Zorex Corporation, respectively, in the USA. Dr. Wang is the author of over 700 papers and 45 books, and is credited with 24 U.S. patents and 5 foreign patents. He received his BSCE from National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan, ROC, his two MS degrees from the Missouri University of Science and Technology and the University of Rhode Island, USA, and his PhD degree from Rutgers University, USA. Currently he is the Chief Series Editor of the Advances in Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Treatment series (CRC Press of Taylor & Francis Group) and the Handbook of Environmental Engineering series (Springer).

    Mu-Hao Sung Wang has been an engineer, an editor and a professor serving private firms, governments, and universities in the USA and Taiwan for over 25 years. She is a licensed Professional Engineer, and a Diplomate of American Academy of Environmental Engineers. Her publications have been in the areas of water quality, modelling, environmental sustainability, waste management, NPDES, flotation, and analytical methods. Dr. Wang is the author of over 50 publications and an inventor of 14 US and foreign patents. She received her BSCE from National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, ROC, her MSCE from the University of Rhode Island, USA, and her PhD from Rutgers University, USA. She is the Co-Series Editor of the Handbook of Environmental Engineering series (Springer), and a member of AWWA, NEWWA, WEF and OCEESA.

    Yung-Tse Hung has been a professor of civil engineering at Cleveland State University since 1981. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and has taught at 16 universities in 8 countries. His research interests and publications have been involved with biological processes, and industrial waste treatment. Dr. Hung is credited with over 470 publications and presentations on water and wastewater treatment. He received his BSCE and MSCE from National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan, and his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin, USA. He is the editor of International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, International Journal of Environmental Engineering, and International Journal of Environmental Engineering Science.

    Nazih K. Shammas is an environmental consultant and professor for over 45 years. He is an ex-dean/director of the Lenox Institute of Water Technology, and an advisor to Krofta Engineering Corporation, USA. Dr. Shammas is the author of over 250 publications and 15 books in the field of environmental engineering. He has experience in environmental planning, curriculum development, teaching, scholarly research, and expertise in water quality control, wastewater reclamation and reuse, physicochemical and biological processes and water and wastewater systems. He received his BE degree from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, his MS from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and his PhD from the University of Michigan, USA.  J. Paul Chen has been a professor in the environmental engineering program in the National University of Singapore (NUS) since 1998. His research interests are physicochemical treatment of water and wastewater and modelling. He has published three books, more than 100 journal papers and book chapters with citation of above 4600 and H-index of 39 (ISI). He holds seven patents in the areas of adsorption and membrane technologies, and ballast water management systems. He has received various honors and awards, including the Sustainable Technology Award from the IChemE, Guest Professor of the Huazhong University of Science & Technology and Shandong University, China, and Distinguished Overseas Chinese Young Scholar of National Natural Science Foundation, China. He has been recognized as an author of highly cited papers (Chemistry and Engineering) of ISI Web of Knowledge. Professor Chen received his ME degree from Tsinghua University and his PhD degree from Georgia Tech., USA.