Progress in Waste Management Research

Progress in Waste Management Research

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Waste management is the collection, transport, processing, recycling or disposal of waste materials. The term usually relates to materials produced by human activity, and is generally undertaken to reduce their effect on health, aesthetics or amenity. Waste management is also carried out to reduce the materials' effect on the environment and to recover resources from them. Waste management can involve solid, liquid or gaseous substances, with different methods and fields of expertise for each. Waste management practices differ for developed and developing nations, for urban and rural areas, and for residential and industrial, producers. Management for non-hazardous residential and institutional waste in metropolitan areas is usually the responsibility of local government authorities, while management for non-hazardous commercial and industrial waste is usually the responsibility of the generator. This book concentrates on the newest research in the field.Three common grades of paper recycled are corrugated cardboard, high grade office paper and old newsprint. Waste papers and cardboards make excellent pulp for making different grades of paper to be used for stationary, magazine and anbsp;...

Title:Progress in Waste Management Research
Author:James I. Daven, Robert Nicholas Klein
Publisher:Nova Publishers - 2008


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