Originally published in 1989, this report deals with issues surrounding ash residues produced by municipal waste combustors. Spurred by huge disagreements over the environmental risks that these ash residues posed; Managing Ash from Municipal Waste Incinerators attempts to shed light on the debates around the issue and move forward towards an appropriate solution. This title will be of interest to students of Environmental Studies.
Table of Contents
List of Tables and Figures; Preface; Executive Summary; 1. Introduction: Municipal Solid Waste and the Incinerator Ash Controversy 2. Requirements for Managing Hazardous and Nonhazardous Wastes 3. Toxicity Testing of Ash 4. Research: Source Reduction, Disposal, Treatment, and Reuse 5. Solutions to the Dilemmas Presented by MWC Ash 6. Conclusions and Recommendations; Workshop Participants; Report Reviewers