Waste Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (3 Volumes)

Waste Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (3 Volumes)

Release Date: December, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 1680
ISBN13: 9781799812104|ISBN10: 1799812103|EISBN13: 9781799812111|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1210-4


As the world’s population continues to grow and economic conditions continue to improve, more solid and liquid waste is being generated by society. Improper disposal methods can not only lead to harmful environmental impacts but can also negatively affect human health. To prevent further harm to the world’s ecosystems, there is a dire need for sustainable waste management practices that will safeguard the environment for future generations.

Waste Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a vital reference source that examines the management of different types of wastes and provides relevant theoretical frameworks about new waste management technologies for the control of air, water, and soil pollution. Highlighting a range of topics such as contaminant removal, landfill treatment, and recycling, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for environmental engineers, waste authorities, solid waste management companies, landfill operators, legislators, environmentalists, policymakers, government officials, academicians, researchers, and students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Contaminant Removal
  • Disinfection Techniques
  • Electronic Waste
  • Groundwater Treatment
  • Landfill Treatment
  • Municipal Solid Waste Management
  • Recycling
  • Remanufacturing
  • Wastewater
  • Water Treatment Systems

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.