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Shah, Kanti L.

Basics of solid and hazardous waste management technology / Kanti L. Shah. - Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c2000. - ix, 534 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Fundamentals. Basic Concepts. Factors Affecting Municipal Waste Management Decision-Making. Engineering Calculations. Hydraulics. Hydrology. Basic Scientific Concepts of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management -- Solid Waste Management Technology. Overview. Environmental Laws and Regulations. Environmental Effects and Public Health Aspects. Sources, Composition, and Characteristics of Solid Waste. Physical, Chemical, and Biological Properties of Municipal Solid Waste. Storage, Collection, and Transportation of Solid Waste. Solid Waste Basic Processing Technologies. Source Reduction, Reuse, Recycling, and Recovery of Municipal Solid Waste. Disposal of Solid Waste and Residual Matter in Landfills. Management and Control of Landfill Leachate and Gases -- Hazardous Waste Management Technology. Characteristics of Hazardous Waste. Transportation of Hazardous Waste. I. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. II. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. III. 17. 18. Hazardous Waste Minimization and Environmental Audits. Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, and Disposal. Site Remediation. Interest Tables -- Useful Conversion Factors -- Saturation Values of Dissolved Oxygen in Water at Various Temperatures -- Soil Moisture Retention for Various Amounts of Potential Evapotranspiration for a Root Zone Water-Holding Capacity of 4 Inches. 19. 20. 21. App. A. App. B. App. C. App. D.



Refuse and refuse disposal.
Hazardous wastes--Management.

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