Solid And Hazardous Waste Management: Science And Engineering by M.n. RaoSolid And Hazardous Waste Management: Science And Engineering by M.n. Rao

Solid And Hazardous Waste Management: Science And Engineering

byM.n. Rao, Razia Sultana

Paperback | October 28, 2016

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Solid and Hazardous Waste Management: Science and Engineeringpresents the latest on the rapid increase in volume and types of solid and hazardous wastes that have resulted from economic growth, urbanization, and industrialization and how they have challenged national and local governments to ensure effective and sustainable management of these waste products.

The book offers universal coverage of the technologies used for the management and disposal of waste products, such as plastic waste, bio-medical wastes, hazardous wastes, and e-wastes.



  • Covers both traditional and new technologies for Identifying and categorizing the source and nature of the waste
  • Provides methods for the safe disposal of municipal solid wastes, plastic waste, bio-medical wastes, hazardous wastes, and e-wastes
  • Presents technologies that can be used for transportation and processing (including resource recovery) of the waste
  • Discusses reclamation, reuse, and recovery of energy from MSW
Dr. M. N. Rao is presently an Emeritus Professor at J N T University, Hyderabad. He obtained Ph D in Environmental Engineering and did Post doctoral work in New Zealand. He taught at IIT Roorkee and NIT Durgapur for 16 years and later moved into Industrial R&D at Bangalore. He then joined Govt. of India and served as Professor and late...
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Title:Solid And Hazardous Waste Management: Science And EngineeringFormat:PaperbackDimensions:344 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 28, 2016Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128097345

ISBN - 13:9780128097342

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Municipal Solid Waste

Chapter 3. Plastic Waste

Chapter 4. Biomedical Waste

Chapter 5. Hazardous Waste

Chapter 6. Electronic Waste

Chapter 7. Soil Remediation Technologies

Chapter 8. Waste Minimization

Chapter 9. Environment Impact Assessment

Chapter 10. Landfill Gases