The Recycling and Disposal of Solid Waste

The Recycling and Disposal of Solid Waste

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The Recycling and Disposal of Solid Waste contains the proceedings of a course held at The University of Nottingham on April 1-5, 1974. This book contains 16 papers separated as chapters. Topics include economic potential of waste recycling; bulk reduction by incineration, hydrolysis and pyrolysis; organic wastes; glass recycling; legal aspects of solid waste disposal; the sorting of solid waste into useful fractions; and ferrous metals recycling. This text also describes the tipping and sanitary landfill; textiles recycling; polymers recycling; new materials created from waste; and toxic and radioactive solid wastes. Air pollution from solid waste disposal; non-ferrous metals recycling; and the plating and ECM sludges as raw materials are also presented.If, as can happen from time to time, the raw metal values are found to be low, scrap can be stored for anything up to ten years before prices are sufficiently attractive to ensure its being recycled. That does not apply in the present time when, anbsp;...

Title:The Recycling and Disposal of Solid Waste
Author:Michael E. Henstock
Publisher:Elsevier - 2013-09-11


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