Environmental Materials And Waste: Resource Recovery And Pollution Prevention by M.n.v PrasadEnvironmental Materials And Waste: Resource Recovery And Pollution Prevention by M.n.v Prasad

Environmental Materials And Waste: Resource Recovery And Pollution Prevention

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Environmental Materials and Waste: Resource Recovery and Pollution Preventioncontains the latest information on environmental sustainability as a wide variety of natural resources are increasingly being exploited to meet the demands of a worldwide growing population and economy.

These raw materials cannot, or can only partially, be substituted by renewable resources within the next few decades. As such, the efficient recovery and processing of mineral and energy resources, as well as recycling such resources, is now of significant importance.

The book takes a multidisciplinary approach to fully realize the number of by-products which can be remanufactured, providing the foundation needed across disciplines to tackle this issue. As awareness and opportunities to recover valuable resources from process and bleed streams is gaining interest, sustainable recovery of environmental materials, including wastewater, offers tremendous opportunity to combine profitable and sustainable production.



  • Presents a state-of-the-art guide to environmental sustainability
  • Provides an overview of the field highlighting recent and emerging issues in environmental resource recovery that cover a wide array of by-products for remanufacture potential
  • Details a multidisciplinary approach to fully realize the number of by-products which can be remanufactured, providing the foundation needed across disciplines to tackle these global issues

About The Author

M.N.V. Prasad is a Professor in the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of Hyderabad. He has served the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of India in various advisory committees on biodiversity conservation, ecosystem services, pollution control and abatement, environmental information systems a...
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Title:Environmental Materials And Waste: Resource Recovery And Pollution PreventionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:750 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:May 31, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128038373

ISBN - 13:9780128038376

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 : Recovery of resources from biowaste for pollution prevention

Chapter 2: Destination of vinasse, a residue from alcohol industry resource recovery and prevention of pollution

Chapter 3: Biosolids enhances mine site rehabilitation and revegitation

Chapter 4: Application of biochar produced from biowaste materials for environmental protection and sustainable agriculture production

Chapter 5: Production and utilization of biochar from organic wastes for pollutant control on contaminated sites

Chapter 6: Municipal solid waste biochar for prevention of pollution from landfill leachate

Chapter 7: Removal and recovery of metals by biosorbents and biochars derived from biowastes

Chapter 8: Biodiesel production from wastewater using oleaginous yeast and microalga

Chapter 9: Utilization of sludge as manure

Chapter 10: Energy & resource recovery from sludge: Full scale experiences

Chapter 11: Chromite

Chapter 12: Detoxification and resource recovery of chromium-containing wastes

Chapter 13: Asbestos: resource recovery and its waste management

Chapter 14: Resource potential of natural and synthetic gypsum waste

Chapter 15: Metalliferous waste in India and knowledge explosion in metal recovery techniques and processes for prevention of pollution

Chapter 16: Resources recovery from wastewater based on extracellular electron transfer

Chapter 17: Acid Mine Drainages from Abandoned Mines: Hydrochemistry, Environmental Impact, Resource Recovery and Prevention of Pollution

Chapter 18: Restoration of Smelter Industrial Barrens through Pollution Reduction Drives Economic Recovery

Chapter 19: Methods for utilization of red mud and its management

Chapter 20: Thermal behavior of red mud and its beneficial use in glass-ceramic production

Chapter 21: Clay minerals: Structure, chemistry, and significance in contaminated environments and geological CO2 sequestration

Chapter 22: Zeolite for nutrient stripping from farm effluents

Chapter 23: Natural and surfactant modified zeolite for the removal of pollutants (inorganic mainly) from natural waters and wastewaters

Chapter 24: Treatment and reuse of incineration bottom ashes

Chapter 25: Coal fly ash utilization for boron management in soils, plants, and waters

Chapter 26: The crystallization of struvite and its analog (K-struvite) from waste streams for nutrient recycling

Chapter 27: Phosphorus recovery from wastes