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Sustainable Waste Management - Ravindra K. Dhir

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2003
ISBN: 9780727732514
Number Of Pages: 432

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This volume presents part of the proceedings of two symposia held under the umbrella of Advances in Waste Management, an international meeting organised by the University of Dundee's Concrete Technology Unit.

Organising committee
Scientific and technical committee
Collaborating institutions
Sponsoring organisations with exhibition
Supporting institutions
From makers to breakers : a new dimension in world wide waste managementp. 1
Two cases of solid waste management, both supported by EU financing for two countries, with different stages of developmentp. 9
Ecological balance of silicon using rice hull ash in agriculturep. 15
European waste management drivers towards a sustainable Europe and how Scotland can influence the agendap. 25
Effects of EU waste directives on the UK construction industryp. 45
The Landfill Directive - implementation issues (the missing link)p. 59
Cement and micro silica based immobilisation of different flue gas cleaning residues from MSW incinerationp. 63
The challenge for glass recyclingp. 73
Producer responsibility in the ECp. 79
Present waste management in Japanese construction industry fieldp. 85
Waste policy in Wales : the case of construction and demolitionp. 95
Waste minimisation in Austria : an overview on the present situation and potentials for improvementp. 105
Waste generation issues in petroleum producing communities in Nigeriap. 115
Waste and resource strategies in Switzerlandp. 125
An integrated approach to market development for glass culletp. 135
Assisting the Maltese workforce deal with the challenges of sustainable developmentp. 147
Coal and clean coal by-products research and utilisation in Chinap. 157
UK waste & resources management research and development, the quest for co-ordination, integration and focusp. 167
Householders as a means of instigating change in waste management practicesp. 177
The waste prevention strategy in Helsinki metropolitan area council (YTV), Finlandp. 191
Full-scale demonstration of sustainable and cost effective on-site landfill leachate management by willow short rotation coppicep. 207
Mechanical biological pre-treatment of residual waste in Austriap. 213
Government targets versus public participation : bridging the gapp. 225
Composting industry situation in Turkey and EU statesp. 235
Getting 'waste wise' : reforming production and taming consumptionp. 245
Waste minimisation in industrial minerals and rocks exploitation by integrated management and production of value added materialsp. 253
The use of GIS for optimising waste collectionp. 265
Sustainable waste management in the Catalan wine industryp. 273
An alternative to furnace recycling in the reuse of aluminum wastesp. 285
Trace metal biomagnification in a soil-plant-arthropod system : a problem for the agricultural recycling of sewage sludge?p. 291
Industrial ecology using an integrated CP-EMS model for sustainable developmentp. 301
Excavation of cover material from old landfillsp. 311
Potential contribution of combustible domestic waste to the energy supply of Lithuaniap. 321
LCIs for newspaper with different waste management options - case Helsinki metropolitan areap. 331
A responsible approach to the recycling of by-product wastes into commercial claywarep. 341
Characterisation and leachability of sewage sludge ashp. 353
Increasing sustainability of the franchise solid waste management system in a low-income neighbourhood in Lahore, Pakistanp. 363
Use of recycled concrete aggregate in concrete pavement construction : a case studyp. 373
Towards zero : smart thinking for waste eliminationp. 387
Are you sitting comfortably? If so, it's time to wake up!p. 387
A review of solidification/stabilisation technology and its industrial application in the UKp. 391
Index of authorsp. 401
Subject indexp. 403
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ISBN: 9780727732514
ISBN-10: 072773251X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 1st January 2003
Publisher: ICE Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.78