1st Edition

Waste Management Opportunities and Challenges for Sustainable Development

Edited By Gunjan Mukherjee, Sunny Dhiman Copyright 2022
    312 Pages 2 Color & 34 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    312 Pages 2 Color & 34 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Solid and liquid wastes generated as a result of various agricultural, municipal, industrial and several other processes have become a global concern. This book provides detailed information on eco-friendly approaches and low-cost strategies for solid and liquid waste management. It emphasizes how these wastes can be utilized as alternatives to expensive raw materials thus encouraging sustainable development. This book will be useful to all those who have a keen interest in waste management processes.

    1. Solid and Liquid Waste: Current Global Scenario

    Larissa Renata Santos Andrade, Ianny Andrade Cruz, Ram Naresh Bharagava, Muhammad Bilal, Hafiz M.N. Iqbal, Luiz Fernando Romanholo Ferreira and Renan Tavares Figueiredo

    2. Impact of Enzymes Based Treatment Methods on Biodegradation of Solid Wastes for Sustainable Environment

    Nistala Shweta and S. Keshavkant

    3. Prospects of Utilization of Various Solid Agro Wastes for Making Value Added Products for Sustainable Development

    Sharon Mano Pappu J. and Sathyanarayana N. Gummadi

    4. Fruit and Vegetable Waste: An Economic Alternate to Costlier Raw Materials for Making Value Added Products

    Andrea Komesu, Luiza Helena da Silva Martins, Poornima Pandey, Arindam Kuila, Carolina Ferreira Andrade Penteado, Eduardo Dellosso Penteado and Johnatt Allan Rocha de Oliveira

    5. Microbial Bioremediation of Hydrocarbon Solid Wastes: Principles and Prospects

    Elijah Adegoke Adebayo, Micheal Bukola Alao and Amatul Mujeeb Nayyar

    6. Pine Bark as a Low-cost and Ecofriendly Material to be Used in Soil and Water Remediation

    Manuel Conde-Cid, Avelino Núñez-Delgado and Manuel Arias-Estévez

    7. Potential of Marine Biota and Bio-waste Materials as Feedstock for Biofuel Production

    Mostafa M. El-Sheekh, Hassan A.H. Ibrahim, Khouloud M. Barakat, Nayrah A. Shaltout, Waleed M.M. EL Sayed, Reda A.I. Abou-Shanab and Michael J. Sadowsky

    8. From Waste to Best: Valorization and Upcycling of Chicken Eggshells

    Samuel Tomi Aina, Barend Jacobus Du Plessis, Vuyo Mjimba and Hendrik Gideon Brink

    9. Microbial Bioremediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Moderate to Extreme Environments and Application of “omics” Techniques to Evaluate Bioremediation Approaches and Efficiency

    Maricy Raquel Lindenbah Bonfá, Rodrigo Matheus Pereira, Francine Amaral Piubeli and Lucia Regina Durrant

    10. Biobased Approaches Towards Treatment and Recycling of Heavy Metals from Wastewater

    Kai Hao Tiew and Adeline Su Yien Ting

    11. Insights into Biotechnological Approaches for Treatment of Petroleum Refinery Effluents

    Basma A. Omran

    12. Emerging Biotechnologies for Treatment of Antibiotic Residues from Pharmaceutical Waste Waters for Sustainable Environment: A Case Study under Visible Light with NFC-doped Titania

    Reyhan Ata, Gökçe Merdan and Gunay Yildiz Tore

    13. Advanced Biotechnological Approaches towards Treatment and Recycling of Wastewater from Pharmaceutical Industry

    Aditya Amrut Pawar, Nomvano Mketo, Nilesh S. Wagh and Jaya Lakkakula

    14. Microbial Fuel Cell Amalgamated with Other Existing Technologies for Efficient Power Generation and Simultaneous Wastewater Treatment

    Sanchita Bipin Patwardhan, Poojhaa Shanmugam, Shriya Jitendra Kalburge, Ayush Singha Roy, Jayesh Sonawne, Ram Prasad, Piyush K. Gupta and Soumya Pandit

    15. From Waste to Value Added Products: Bioelectrochemical Approaches for Sustainable Development

    Francisco Javier Bacame-Valenzuela, Jesús Pérez-García, Mayra Figueroa-Magallon and Yolanda Reyes-Vidal


    Dr. Gunjan Mukherjee is working as Professor and Additional Director, University Institute of Biotechnology, Chandigarh University. He is internationally recognized in the field of microbial fermentation, bioprocess development, designing of reactor and biofuel research. He is an industrial biotechnology professional having more than 20 years of experience in interdisciplinary research and proven track record of bringing bench scale research to commercialisation. Dr. Mukherjee’s professional experience includes present day front-line research in microbial fermentation and scale-up of industrially important value added products. He has worked as Senior Scientist at Praj Industries Limited, Pune, at TERI-The Energy and Resources Institute, New Delhi and was a visiting Professor at Deakin University, Australia. His achievement is culminated in his 6 international patents and research publications published in reputed journals. His ability to work in interdisciplinary research area is evident from the fact that he worked both in research institute and industry. Dr. Mukherjee is in the capacity of Editor, Associate Editor, and honorary member of editorial boards of various national and international indexed journals including Frontiers Journal of repute with honours and awards from various scientific bodies including PARIS Award from PRAJ Industries Limited and Rising Star award from TERI.

    Dr. Sunny Dhiman is working as an Assistant Professor at the University Institute of Biotechnology, Chandigarh University, Mohali, India. He holds more than 10 years of experience in academic teaching and research. He also worked as an Assistant Professor at Gautam Group of Colleges, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India. His work has been published in various reputed international journals, namely International Microbiology, Journal of Food Process Engineering, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Research Journal of Biotechnology, etc. Presently, his research is focussed on microbial biotransformation, microbial enzymes and waste management. He has published more than 20 research/review papers, 10 book chapters and 2 patents. He received several awards from Chandigarh University such as Best Researcher award (2018, 2019), Best Teacher award (2017, 2018), and award for outstanding dedication and commitment.