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Wealth from Waste : Trends and Technologies

Banwari Lal and M R V P Reddy

ISBN 10: 817993067X / ISBN 13: 9788179930670
Published by Teri Press, New Delhi, 2005
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Contents Preface. 1. Biomass gasifier based power plants potential problems and research needs for decentralized rural electrification/Sanjay Mande. 2. Biofuels/Avinash K. Agarwal. 3. Bio hydrogen technology status and future prospects/Jae Ho Bae Nirmala Bardiya and M.R.V. Prasada Reddy. 4. Technological options for municipal solid waste management/R. Johri and K.V. Rajeshwari. 5. Industrial solid waste/Suneel Pandey. 6. Technological trends and opportunities in cogeneration/Pradeep K. Dadhich. 7. Bioethanol a status review on metabolic pathway modification of certain ethanologenic bacteria through genetic engineering/M.R.V. Prasada Reddy B. Lal and H. Sonali. 8. Methanogenesis from agro industrial residues potential and prospects/Deepak Somayaji. 9. Utilization of agricultural wastes / by products in treatment of water and waste water/M.C. Somasekhara Reddy. 10. Industrial effluents bioreactors for treatment of wastes/K. Ramasamy and P. Doraisamy. 11. Bioethanol production technologies economics environmental impact and policy issues/K.L. Kadam. 12. Environmental regulations in India for waste management/Sandeep Shrivastava. Index. Rapid urbanization and industrialization in India visibly spell the need to put in place effective and efficient systems for disposal of the waste generated municipal solid waste agro industrial waste plastic waste water and so on. As in other Asian countries in India too landfills groundwater pollution residues produced by agro industrial processes and other similar problems pose a threat. It is estimated that methanogenic anaerobic digestion releases over 250 million tonnes of methane gas annually all over the world methane is a substantial contributor to global warming. These facts compel us to take a closer look at the need to recycle waste rather than simply find ways to dispose of it. At a time when the world is confronted with the twin challenges of fossil fuel depletion and environmental degradation the book emphasizes how addressing the latter could contribute to mitigating the former by addressing the issues of generating energy from waste describing scientific methods to minimize its hazardous impacts providing an assessment of the existing technologies and highlighting various aspects of biofuel production and cogeneration. 498 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 55837

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Title: Wealth from Waste : Trends and Technologies

Publisher: Teri Press, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

Edition: Reprint

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