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Biowaste and Biological Waste Treatment - Gareth Evans

Biowaste and Biological Waste Treatment

Hardcover Published: 1st October 2000
ISBN: 9781902916088
Number Of Pages: 206

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With growing public pressure and increasingly stringent environmental legislation, the waste industry is now being called upon to develop more sustainable methods of dealing with refuse. Coupled with moves to reduce reliance on landfill as a disposal route, biological treatment will increasingly become adopted as a standard requirement for the vast majority of putrescible wastes.Biowaste and Biological Waste Treatment examines the present, and likely future, state of biological waste treatment. The book falls naturally into three parts. The first covers the nature of biowaste, waste treatment in general and the regulatory framework which governs it. The second looks at the technologies and approaches available, while the final part examines the various policy questions and local, social and economic factors which affect the implementation of biowaste initiatives.'Biowaste and Biological Waste Treatment' will be welcomed by waste management practitioners and policymakers, local authority officers and researchers and students of environmental engineering.

Introduction to biowaste
management of wastes
regulatory framework
biological waste treatment
composting
anaerobic digestion
alternative biotechnologies
thermal recycling -- energy from biowaste
the way ahead
policy and planning
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ISBN: 9781902916088
ISBN-10: 1902916085
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 206
Published: 1st October 2000
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.55
Edition Number: 1