Series: McGraw-Hill Handbooks
Hardcover: 950 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 2 edition (July 13, 2002)
Product Dimensions: 7.7 x 2.5 x 9.3 inches
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Solid waste management is a rapidly revolving field and one cannot rely on older editions of text/hand books. Laws and regulations, not just federal and municipal, but worldwide as well are being legislated routinely. Landfill technology must be improved to control leachate and methane;implications of 'high tech' waste from electronics must be recognized as never before; incineration can be promising if proper containment of pollution, and reasonable costs can be implemented; separation technologies to distinguish different color of glass, grades of paper, types of metals and plastics need to be fully developed for use in recycling faciltities. And this handbook is the best source for a novice solid waste professional.
I am currently enrolled in a solid and hazardous waste course at my University. The book has been a tremendous source of information, and well worth the investment.
must have for the PE Environmental exam. It had the answers!
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