The breadth of information included in this single volume will make it the most comprehensive coverage of waste on the market. It focuses on all of the main areas including household waste (compostable material, paper, glass, textiles, household chemicals, plastic, water, e-waste), industrial and societal waste (metals, building, tires, medical battery, hazardous mining, nuclear, ocean, military, and space), and the future of landfills and incinerators. Including all the issues related to waste in one volume will help lead to comparisons, synergistic solutions, and a more informed society. In addition to a comprehensive coverage of waste, this book will offer the best ways of managing the problems through recycling, incineration, landfill and other processes.
- Offers scientific and non-biased overviews to ensure credibility in the environmental science and engineering communities.
- Covers all main types of waste, including household, industrial and societal.
- Strong focus on management and recycling provides solutions making this a valuable resource for scientists, engineers, technicians and government leaders.