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An up-to-date introduction to the technologies employed in organic waste treatment and recycling. Each chapter provides background information and sets out the basic principles, followed by design examples supported by figures and tables. Incorporates experimental data obtained in laboratories and from pilot-scale and field-scale projects, in both developed and developing countries. Discusses the advantages, drawbacks and public health implications of each waste recycling technique.
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This book is a guide to the principles and practice of organic waste recycling, it addresses low-cost waste recycling technologies utilising microbial and natural processes. A wide range of topics is covered, opening with a discussion of the need for and the problems involved in organic waste recycling. The characteristics of a number of organic waste materials from a variety of sources, and the pollution and health risks which may be associated with them are described. The central core of the book presents a broad range of technologies used in the recycling of organic waste materials to produce valuable products such as : fertiliser, biogas, algae, fish and irrigated crops. Each recycling technology is described with respect to : objectives, benefits and limitations, environmental requirements, design criteria of the process, use of recycled products and public health aspects. This second edition has been completely revised and up-dated. It includes new sections on: waste minimisation and clean technology, application of constructed wetlands and regulatory aspects of waste disposal and recycling. Case studies of successful waste recycling programs are included and exercises for solving both theoretical and practical problems are given.
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Book Description Wiley, 1989. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP12489087
Book Description John Wiley & Sons Inc, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0471920983
Book Description Wiley-Blackwell, 1989. Condition: Fair. This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 3135615
Book Description Wiley-Blackwell, 1989. Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. No dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 6464263
Book Description Wiley-Blackwell, 1989. Condition: Used: Acceptable. ex-library hardback without dust jacket, shelf wear to edges & corners bashed/scuffed, some handling marks to text block/pages, usual library stamps/markings, otherwise clear text/illustrations, binding intact, published 1989 by John Wiley & Sons, isbn0471920983, 357pp, ready for immediate despatch. Seller Inventory # SFL2-1B1a