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Design of Landfills and Integrated Solid Waste Management (Hardback)

Amalendu Bagchi

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ISBN 10: 0471254991 / ISBN 13: 9780471254997
Published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United States, 2004
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Language: English . Brand New Book. By combining integrated solid waste management with the traditional coverage of landfills, this new edition offers the first comprehensive guide to managing the entire solid waste cycle, from collection, to recycling, to eventual disposal. â Includes new material on source reduction, recycling, composting, contamination soil remediation, incineration, and medical waste management. â Presents up-to-date chapters on bioreactor landfills, wetland mitigation, and landfill remediation. â Offers comprehensive coverage of the role of geotechnical engineering in a wide variety of environmental issues. Bookseller Inventory # AAH9780471254997

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Title: Design of Landfills and Integrated Solid ...

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd, United States

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition:New

Edition: 3rd Edition.

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By combining integrated solid waste management with the traditional coverage of landfills, this new edition offers the first comprehensive guide to managing the entire solid waste cycle, from collection, to recycling, to eventual disposal. * Includes new material on source reduction, recycling, composting, contamination soil remediation, incineration, and medical waste management. * Presents up-to-date chapters on bioreactor landfills, wetland mitigation, and landfill remediation. * Offers comprehensive coverage of the role of geotechnical engineering in a wide variety of environmental issues.

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The first comprehensive guide to managing the entire solid waste cycle.

Combining integrated solid waste management (ISWM) with the traditional coverage of landfill design, construction, and monitoring, this new edition of Amalendu Bagchi’s classic guide is in response to the growing need for a comprehensive approach toward managing solid waste—from collection to recycling to eventual disposal.

This far-reaching guide provides professionals of various disciplines with fast, easy access to authoritative information on source reduction, reuse, recycling, composting, contaminated soil remediation, incineration, and medical waste management. It also presents the latest developments on bioreactor landfills, wetland mitigation, remediation of landfills, waste management-related health and safety, and financial issues affecting the industry.

Topics covered in this Third Edition include:

  • The role of geotechnical engineering in a variety of environmental issues
  • Planning, marketing, and quality con trol for reuse and recycling facilities
  • Health, safety, and economic issues related to composting
  • Risk assessment of contaminated lands
  • Leachate and gas generation in landfills
  • Microbiology of landfills
  • And much more

Supplemented with hundreds of helpful drawing, tables, and photos, Design of Landfills and Integrated Solid Waste Management, Third Edition is an indispensable resource for environmental engineers, hydrogeologists, and landfill operators and owners. It is also an excellent text for environmental science and engineering courses related to waste management.

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