By Marc J. Rogoff
Solid Waste Recycling and Processing, moment Edition, offers best-practice assistance to strong waste managers and recycling coordinators. The publication covers all elements of good waste processing, quantity relief, and recycling, encompassing normal recyclable fabrics (paper, plastics, cans, and organics), building and demolition particles, electronics, and extra. It comprises ideas, applied sciences, and courses to aid maximize patron participation premiums and sales, in addition to to reduce working bills. The ebook is filled with classes realized through the writer through the implementation of the main winning courses world wide, and contains quite a few case reviews exhibiting how diversified platforms paintings in numerous settings.
This publication additionally takes on debates akin to the benefits of curbside-sort as opposed to single-stream recycling and using complex expertise in fabrics restoration amenities. It offers key proof and figures, and short summaries of laws within the usa, Europe, and Asia. an intensive word list demystifies the terminology and acronyms utilized in varied sectors and geographies. the writer additionally explains rising innovations in recycling reminiscent of 0 waste, sustainability, LEED certification, and pay-as-you-throw, and locations waste administration and recycling in wider monetary, environmental (sustainability), political, and societal contexts.
- Covers unmarried- and mixed-waste streams
- Evaluates the applied sciences and tradeoffs of recycling of fabrics vs. built-in recommendations, together with combustion and different transformational options
- Covers recycling as a part of the larger photograph of reliable waste administration, processing and disposal