Apple Academic Press
300 pages | 34 B/W Illus.
This title includes a number of Open Access chapters.
This compendium volume contains the most current technical and economic analyses of emerging waste disposal strategies. The editor, a well-respected researcher in this field, has selected articles that will be valuable to readers who range from engineers and academics to decision-makers in both the public and private sectors. Several international case studies give practical applications and examples of the various technologies and approaches. A final section discusses policy planning for the future.
Introduction. Overview and Analysis.How High Efficiency Selective Collection Affects the Management of Residual MSW. Accounting for the Ecological Footprint of Materials in Consumer Goods at the Urban Scale. Advances on Waste Valorization: New Horizons for a More Sustainable Society. Case Studies. Modeling Municipal Solid Waste Management in Africa: Case Study of Matadi, the Democratic Republic of Congo. Solid Waste Management in Minna, North Central Nigeria: Present Practices and Future Challenges. Management of Municipal Solid Waste in One of the Galapagos Islands. Strategies. Application of Bioremediation on Solid Waste Management: A Review. Community Engagement and Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Kaikōura’s Biosolid Reuse Options. Policy Planning for the Future. Policy Instruments Towards a Sustainable Waste Management. Framework for Low Carbon Precinct Design from a Zero Waste Approach.