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Handbook of Pollution Control and Waste Minimization

1st Edition

Edited by Abbas Ghassemi

CRC Press

536 pages

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Description

"Details the legal, organizational, hierarchical, and environmental components of pollution prevention and waste reduction. Illustrates fundamental concepts of pollution prevention, including life-cycle planning and analysis, risk-based pollution control, and industrial ecology."

Table of Contents

Part 1 Legal organization/hierarchical requirements: pollution prevention and waste minimization - back to basics; role of pollution prevention in waste management/environmental restoration; the waste management hierarchy; legislation and regulatory issues; information systems for proactive environmental management; European policies for waste management. Part 2 Fundamentals: energy conservation; heat transfer; macroscopic balance equations; biotechnology principles. Part 3 Methodology: novel materials and processes for pollution prevention and control in the mining industry; monitoring in situ electrochemical sensors; using roadmaps in pollution prevention; pollution prevention and DFE. Part 4 Life cycle: pollution prevention and life-cycle analysis; application of life-cycle assessment. Part 5 Risk and decision: risk-based pollution control and waste minimization concepts; elements of multi-criteria decision making; environmental considerations and computer process design. Part 6 Case studies: minimization and use of coal combustion by-products (CCBs) - concepts and applications. (Part contents).

About the Editor

Abbas Ghassemi

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT010000
NATURE / Ecology
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply