Progress in Waste Management Research

Progress in Waste Management Research

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Waste management is the collection, transport, processing, recycling or disposal of waste materials. The term usually relates to materials produced by human activity, and is generally undertaken to reduce their effect on health, aesthetics or amenity. Waste management is also carried out to reduce the materials' effect on the environment and to recover resources from them. Waste management can involve solid, liquid or gaseous substances, with different methods and fields of expertise for each. Waste management practices differ for developed and developing nations, for urban and rural areas, and for residential and industrial, producers. Management for non-hazardous residential and institutional waste in metropolitan areas is usually the responsibility of local government authorities, while management for non-hazardous commercial and industrial waste is usually the responsibility of the generator. This book concentrates on the newest research in the field.Recycled steel is manufactured into car and plane parts, train tracks and tools. Unfortunately, no other metal objects ... process to be applied. At this stage only bottles made of PET (Code 1-soft drink, juice and water bottles and some plastic anbsp;...

Title:Progress in Waste Management Research
Author:James I. Daven, Robert Nicholas Klein
Publisher:Nova Publishers - 2008


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