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Solid waste management

technology assessment

by General Electric Company.

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Refuse and refuse disposal

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the General Electric Company.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD791 .G46 1976
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 350 p. :
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4901266M
    ISBN 100442226489
    LC Control Number76045815

    Moreover, the most common disposal methods pollute land, water, or air to some degree see pollution. The documents also reports on cases and practices as retrieved from published and grey literature. Diener, M. Models and tools for sustainable waste collection are described in detail, and the authors provide a comprehensive, integrated methodology to design waste collection systems that reduce environmental impacts, are economically viable, and achieve buy-in and participation from target populations.

    As populations increased, efforts were made to transport waste Solid waste management book out from the cities. Drescher The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules About this book This volume focuses on the collection of waste and waste streams as an integral aspect of sustainable waste management. This practice may encourage disposal contractors to opt for the cheapest disposal option such as landfill rather than the environmentally best solution such as re-use and recycling. Subscribe today Technological advances continued during the first half of the 20th century, including the development of garbage grinders, compaction trucks, and pneumatic collection systems. Schertenleib

    Solid Waste Management solid waste solid waste, discarded materials other than fluids. Polluter-pays principle[ edit ] The polluter-pays principle mandates that the polluting party pays for the impact on the environment. Tesfai, S. This is often associated with curb-side waste segregation.


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Formation of regional solid waste management authority.