Municipal Solid Waste Incinerator Residues - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444825636, 9780080537184

Municipal Solid Waste Incinerator Residues, Volume 67

1st Edition

Authors: A.J. Chandler T.T. Eighmy O. Hjelmar D.S. Kosson S.E. Sawell J. Vehlow H.A. van der Sloot J. Hartlén
eBook ISBN: 9780080537184
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 9th April 1997
Page Count: 973
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Table of Contents

Chapter headings only have been listed. Full contents available upon request. Introduction. Municipal solid waste. Municipal solid waste incineration technologies. Air emission control strategies. Regulation of MSW incinerators. Issues related to sampling. Characterisation methodologies. Fate elements during incineration. Characterisation of bottom ash. Characterisation of heat recovery system ash. Characterisation of air pollution control residues. Physical aspects of leaching. Chemical aspects of leaching. Leaching tests. Leaching modelling. Leaching data. Separation processes. Solidification & stabilisation. Thermal treatment. Leaching of products. Utilisation. Disposal. References.


This text covers a broad spectrum of topics pertinent to the management of incinerator residues. Background information includes a history of incineration, and the influence of municipal waste composition, incinerator type air pollution control technologies on residue quality. Physical, chemical and leaching characteristics for the various ash streams are described, along with recommended sampling and evaluation methodologies. Residue handling and management options, including, treatment utilisation and disposal are also discussed in detail.


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About the Authors

A.J. Chandler Author

Affiliations and Expertise

c/o Chandler & Associates Ltd., Willowdale, ONT, Canada

T.T. Eighmy Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA

O. Hjelmar Author

Affiliations and Expertise

c/o Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, USA

D.S. Kosson Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Rutgers University, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Piscataway, NJ, USA

S.E. Sawell Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Compass Environmental Inc., Burlington, ONT, Canada

J. Vehlow Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany

H.A. van der Sloot Author

Affiliations and Expertise

ECN, Bodem & Reststoffenonderzoek, Postbus 1, 1755 ZG Petten, The Netherlands

J. Hartlén Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Swedish Geotechnical Institute, Linköping, Sweden