The Recycling and Disposal of Solid Waste - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080196855, 9781483138657

The Recycling and Disposal of Solid Waste

1st Edition

Proceedings of a Course Organised by the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science, University of Nottingham, 1st - 5th April, 1974

Editors: Michael E. Henstock
eBook ISBN: 9781483138657
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1975
Page Count: 192
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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.

Table of Contents

"Economic Potential of Waste Recycling"

"Bulk Reduction by Incineration, Pyrolysis, Hydrolysis, etc."

"Organic Wastes"

"Glass Recycling"

"Legal Aspects of Solid Waste Disposal"

"The Sorting of Solid Waste into Useful Fractions"

"Ferrous Metals Recycling"

"Tipping and Sanitary Landfill"

"Textiles Recycling"

"Polymers Recycling"

"New Materials Created from Waste"

"A Regional Approach to Waste Recycling, with Special Reference to the Wood and Paper Industries"

"Toxic and Radioactive Solid Wastes"

"Air Pollution from Solid Waste Disposal"

"Non-Ferrous Metals Recycling"

"Plating and ECM Sludges as Raw Materials"


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