Sanitary Landfilling Process Technology and Environmental Impact

Author: Thomas Christensen
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0323144861
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Sanitary Landfilling: Process, Technology, and Environmental Impact is a collection of essays that discusses the role of landfilling in solid waste management. The book presents the approach in the principles of landfilling and the basic biochemical processes in landfills. The text describes the landfill hydrology and leachate production. It discusses the design and construction of liner systems and the surface capping with natural liner materials. The section that follows describes the soil and refuse stability in sanitary landfills. The book will provide valuable insights for engineers, environmentalists, students, and researchers in the field of solid waste management.

Landfilling of Waste

Author: T.H. Christensen
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780419161400
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Landfilling of waste has increased dramatically over recent years and there have been many examples of landfills which are unacceptable on environmental and health grounds. This is one of a group of international reference books which address this problem, specifically in this case covering the strongly contaminated wastewater developed from landfills.

Solid Waste Management

Author: Elizabeth M. Thomas-Hope
Publisher: Canoe Press
ISBN: 9789768125439
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"This volume presents a collection of papers which, with perspectives from Africa and the Caribbean, raise critical issues in the management of solid waste. It is intended to offer a basis for discussion among the wide range of disciplines and sectors involved in solid waste management and suggest directions for future work in the theoretical and practical dimensions of the challenge with which developing countries are confronted"--Back cover.

Environmental impact assessment for waste treatment and disposal facilities

Author: Judith Petts
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471941125
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Uses a systematic approach integrating the environmental protection, technical, economic and social issues underlying the siting process and examines their influence upon information requirements as well as the choice of appropriate methodologies of assessment. The first section places the environmental assessment process within the context of relevant regulations and the waste management system. Section two considers the need for facilities and alternative disposal and treatment options. Section three concentrates on the environmental impact study and details important issues in waste facility siting. Lastly, it highlights some key management issues.