This title includes a number of Open Access chapters.
Edited by a leading researcher in the field, this book provides an overview of waste valorization and includes the editor’s research in addition to other experts and recent and relevant studies on this critical topic. It covers treatment and pretreatment technologies and methodologies, energy recovery from solid wastes, recycling and reuse, additional cutting-edge valorization methodologies. Primarily aimed at researchers and advanced students in biochemical, engineering, and environmental fields, this book should also provide a valuable reference for municipal legislators and industry practitioners.
Table of Contents
Introduction. Overview. Valorization of Wastes, "End of Waste," and By-Produces using Hot and Cold Techniques. Advances on Waste Valorization: New Horizons for a More Sustainable Society. Treatments and Pretreatments. Optimization of Anaerobic Waste Management Systems. Effect of Ultrasonic Pretreatment on Biomethane Potential of Two-Phase Olive Mill Solid. Energy Recovery. Solid Waste as Renewable Source of Energy: Current and Future Possibility in Algeria. Energy Recovery Routes from Municipal Solid Waste: A Case Study of Arusha-Tanzania. Recycling and Reuse. Recycling of Pre-Washed Municipal Solid Waste Incinerator Fly Ash in the Manufacturing of Low Temperature Setting Geopolymer Materials. A Perspective on the Prowaste Concept: Efficient Utilization of Plastic Waste through Product Design and Process Innovation. Recycling Glass Cullet from Waste CRTs for the Production of High Strength Mortars. Challenges and Alternatives to Plastics Recycling in the Automotive Sector. Other Methodologies. Case Study of a Successful Landfill Mining Operation. Multi-Stage Control of Waste Heat Recovery from High Temperature Slags Based on Time Temperature Transformation Curves. Index.