Integrated Solid Waste Management: Engineering Principles and Management Issues

Integrated Solid Waste Management: Engineering Principles and Management Issues


By (author) George Tchobanoglous, By (author) Hilary Theisen, By (author) Samuel A. Vigil

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  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Co.
  • Format: Paperback | 1008 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 229mm x 43mm | 1,261g
  • Publication date: 1 May 1993
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0071128654
  • ISBN 13: 9780071128650
  • Edition statement: International edition
  • Sales rank: 608,201

Product description

Provides a junior/senior- level introductory text aimed at civil and environmental engineers, taking a basic introduction to "Solid-Waste Management". The text includes the latest 1990-1991 laws and regulations.

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Author information

George Tchobanoglous e Professor emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering presso la University of California.

Table of contents

I Perspectives 1 Evolution of Solid Waste Management 2 Legislative Trends and Impacts II Sources, Composition, and Properties of Solid Waste 3 Sources, Types, and Composition of Municipal Solid Waste 4 Physical, Chemical, and Biological Properties of Municipal Solid Waste 5 Sources, Types and Properties of Hazardous Wastes Found In Municipal Solid Waste III Engineering Principles 6 Generation of Solid Wastes 7 Waste Handling and Separation, Storage, and Processing at the Source 8 Collection of Solid Wastes 9 Separation and Processing and Transformation of Waste Materials 10 Transfer and Transport 11 Disposal and Solid Wastes and Residual Matter IV Separation, Transformation, and Recycling of Waste Materials 12 Materials Separation and Processing Technologies 13 Thermal Conversion Technologies 14 Biological and Chemical Conversion Technologies 15 Recycling of Materials Found in Municipal Solid Waste V Closure, Restoration, and Rehabilitation of Landfills 16 Remedial Actions for Abandoned Waste Disposal Sites VI Solid Waste Management and Planning Issues 17 Meeting Federal and State Mandated Diversion Goals 18 Implementation of Solid Waste Management Options 19 Planning, Siting, and Permitting of Waste Management Facilities Appendixes