Summary: Disposal, processing, controlling, recycling, and reusing the solid, liquid, and gaseous wastes of plants, animals, humans, and other organisms. It includes control within a closed ecological system to maintain a habitable environment.
Publications257 found, 100 shown here
- Urban solid waste management in Chongqing: challenges and opportunitiesYuan Hui
Department of Resource and Environmental Science, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400044, China
Waste Manag 26:1052-62. 2006..Solid waste management offers opportunities to improve profits by conserving resources and improving environmental performance...
- Accelerated carbonation for treatment of MSWI bottom ashS Arickx
Department of Chemical Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, W de Croylaan 46, B 3001 Leuven, Belgium
J Hazard Mater 137:235-43. 2006..After 3 months of natural ageing only the upper 4 cm underwent a significant carbonation, while after one week of accelerated carbonation the total sample was carbonated. A model was developed to predict these experimental results...
- Control of GHG emission at the microbial community levelH Insam
Research Studios Austria, Studio BioTreaT, Institute of Microbiology, Universitat Innsbruck, Technikerstr 25d, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Waste Manag 28:699-706. 2008..Such options are known from farm and waste management, as well as from wastewater treatment...
- Microbiological aspects of biowaste during composting in a monitored compost binJ Ryckeboer
Faculty of Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
J Appl Microbiol 94:127-37. 2003..To determine the microbial succession of the dominating taxa and functional groups of microorganisms and the total microbial activity during the composting of biowaste in a monitored process...
- A strategy for describing the biosphere at candidate sites for repositories of nuclear waste: linking ecosystem and landscape modelingTobias Lindborg
Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co, Stockholm
Ambio 35:418-24. 2006..for a license application for a deep repository for spent nuclear fuel, the Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co. has started site investigations at two sites in Sweden...
- Elimination of organic micropollutants in a municipal wastewater treatment plant upgraded with a full-scale post-ozonation followed by sand filtrationJuliane Hollender
Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Dubendorf, Switzerland
Environ Sci Technol 43:7862-9. 2009..The energy requirement for the additional post-ozonation step is about 0.035 kWh m(-3), which corresponds to 12% of a typical medium-sized nutrient removal plant (5 g DOC m(-3))...
- Hospital solid waste management practices in Limpopo Province, South Africa: a case study of two hospitalsFelicia Nemathaga
Department of Ecology and Resource Management, School of Environmental Sciences, University of Venda, Thohoyandou 0950, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Waste Manag 28:1236-45. 2008..The mean percentage composition of the waste was found in the following decreasing order: general waste (60.74%)>medical waste (30.32%)>sharps (8.94%). The mean generation rates were found to be 0.60kg per patient per day...
- Overview of personal occupational exposure levels to inhalable dust, endotoxin, beta(1-->3)-glucan and fungal extracellular polysaccharides in the waste management chainInge M Wouters
Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences IRAS, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Ann Occup Hyg 50:39-53. 2006In the past decade, we studied occupational bioaerosol exposures in various sites of the waste management chain...
- Setting priorities for waste management strategies in developing countriesPaul H Brunner
Vienna University of Technology, Institute for Water Quality, Resources and Waste Management, Vienna, Austria
Waste Manag Res 25:234-40. 2007This study aimed to determine whether the waste management systems, that are presently applied in affluent countries are appropriate solutions for waste management in less developed regions...
- Property-close source separation of hazardous waste and waste electrical and electronic equipment--a Swedish case studyAnna Bernstad
Department of Chemistry Engeneering, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Waste Manag 31:536-43. 2011..to increase source separation of hazardous waste and WEEE when accessibility was improved and that this and similar collection systems can play an important role in building up increasingly sustainable solid waste management systems.
- Health hazards to waste management workers in DenmarkT Sigsgaard
Institute of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, University of Aarhus, Denmark
Schriftenr Ver Wasser Boden Lufthyg 104:563-8. 1999..However, there is still an increased prevalence of respiratory symptoms such as chest tightness and toxic alveolitis. Furthermore gastrointestinal and skin symptoms are more frequent among GRW compared to other blue-collar workers...
- Hazardous waste, impact on health and environment for development of better waste management strategies in future in IndiaVirendra Misra
Ecotoxicology Section, Industrial Toxicology Research Centre, Post Box No 80, M G Marg, Lucknow 226 001, India
Environ Int 31:417-31. 2005..wastes management practices, steps towards planning, design and development of models for effective hazardous waste management, treatment, approaches and regulations for disposal of hazardous waste...
- A review of waste management practices and their impact on human healthL Giusti
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, UWE Bristol, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY, United Kingdom
Waste Manag 29:2227-39. 2009..and in some developing countries (notably China) and (ii) the potential direct and indirect impact of waste management activities on health...
- Hospital waste management in the teaching hospitals of KarachiShahida Rasheed
Sir Syed College of Medical Sciences, Karachi
J Pak Med Assoc 55:192-5. 2005..To evaluate the current practices of segregation approaches, storage arrangements, collection and disposal systems in the teaching hospitals of Karachi...
- Pools and fluxes of organic matter in a boreal landscape: implications for a safety assessment of a repository for nuclear wasteLinda Kumblad
Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, Sweden
Ambio 35:496-504. 2006..for a license application for a deep repository for spent nuclear fuel, the Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co is carrying out site investigations, including extensive studies of different parts of the surface ..
- Coupling aggressive mass removal with microbial reductive dechlorination for remediation of DNAPL source zones: a review and assessmentJohn A Christ
Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Environ Health Perspect 113:465-77. 2005....
- Municipal solid waste management in Kolkata, India - a reviewSubhasish Chattopadhyay
Department of Civil Engineering, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, Howrah 711103, India
Waste Manag 29:1449-58. 2009..A detailed plan should emphasize segregation at the source, investment in disposal arrangements (including the use of liners and leachate collection), and an optimized transport arrangement, among improvements...
- Hospital waste management in El-Beheira Governorate, EgyptMagda Magdy Abd El-Salam
Environmental Health Department, High Institute of Public Health, Alexandria University, Egypt
J Environ Manage 91:618-29. 2010This study investigated the hospital waste management practices used by eight randomly selected hospitals located in Damanhour City of El-Beheira Governorate and determined the total daily generation rate of their wastes...
- Microbial studies in the Canadian nuclear fuel waste management programS Stroes-Gascoyne
Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Whiteshell Laboratories, Pinawa, Manitoba, Canada
FEMS Microbiol Rev 20:573-90. 1997..This paper summarizes the results to date from the research activities at AECL...
- Anaerobic digestion of organic solid poultry slaughterhouse waste--a reviewE Salminen
Department of Biological and Environmental Science, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
Bioresour Technol 83:13-26. 2002..Finally, we present an overview of the future potential and current experience of the anaerobic digestion treatment of these materials...
- Methodology for assessing determinants of manure use in urban areas of AfricaPaul Suman
Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh
Waste Manag Res 28:1076-86. 2010..The optimal tree was selected by using receiver operating characteristics curve information. This method can be useful in assessing other aspects of waste management.
- Sustainability of composting as an alternative waste management option for developing countries: a case study of the City of TshwaneJacques Snyman
Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa
Waste Manag Res 29:1222-31. 2011..Although the study focused on Tshwane, it can be argued that the findings could be implemented in any other South African municipality, and even implemented in other emerging countries...
- Marine ecosystem modeling beyond the box: using GIS to study carbon fluxes in a coastal ecosystemErik Wijnbladh
Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co, Figeholm
Ambio 35:484-95. 2006..As many radionuclides are expected to follow the pathways of organic matter in the environment, these findings enhance our abilities to realistically describe and predict their fate in the ecosystem...
- Factors affecting waste generation: a study in a waste management program in Dhaka City, BangladeshRafia Afroz
Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Management Science, International Islamic University Malaysia, Gombak, Malaysia
Environ Monit Assess 179:509-19. 2011..These factors are necessary to effectively improve waste management, growth and performance, as well as to reduce the environmental degradation of the household waste.
- The applicability of Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy in waste managementEna Smidt
BOKU University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Institute of Waste Management, Department of Water, Atmosphere and Environment, Muthgasse 107, 1190 Vienna, Austria
Waste Manag 27:268-76. 2007..Infrared spectra of freeze-dried leachate from untreated and aerated landfill material prove the effect of the aerobic treatment during 10 weeks in laboratory-scale experiments...
- Arsenic: a roadblock to potential animal waste management solutionsKeeve E Nachman
Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Environ Health Perspect 113:1123-4. 2005..As a result, alternative waste management practices are currently being implemented, including incineration and pelletization of waste...
- Inequalities, inequities, environmental justice in waste management and healthMarco Martuzzi
World Health Organization WHO Regional Office for Europe, Rome Office, Rome, Italy
Eur J Public Health 20:21-6. 2010..This review aims at investigating the role of health inequalities and inequities in waste management.
- Opportunities and constraints for developing a sustainable E-waste management system at local government level in AustraliaGeorgina Davis
D and H Consulting, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Waste Manag Res 28:705-13. 2010..of, and turnover of manufacturers and suppliers, may see local councils assuming a key role in future e-waste management. A survey of local councils across Australia was undertaken to determine the current level of understanding ..
- Financial appraisal of wet mesophilic AD technology as a renewable energy and waste management technologyT Dolan
School of Applied Sciences, Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedfordshire MK430AL, UK
Sci Total Environ 409:2460-6. 2011..Sensitivity analysis highlights the financial significance of: economic incentive payments and a waste management gate fee; and demonstrates that the fate of the digestate by-product is a source of financial uncertainty for ..
- Practice review of five bioreactor/recirculation landfillsC H Benson
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1415 Engineering Drive, 2214 Engineering Hall, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Waste Manag 27:13-29. 2007..For each of the sites in this study, some of the analyses were limited by sparseness or ambiguity in the data sets...
- Sustainable waste management in the UK: the public health roleR Mohan
University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, UK
Public Health 120:908-14. 2006This paper discusses waste management in the UK and its relationship with health...
- Thermophilic aeration of cattle slurry with whey and/or jam wastesHelvi Heinonen-Tanski
Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, FIN 70211 Kuopio, Finland
Bioresour Technol 96:247-52. 2005..A part of slurry could be replaced with food-industrial side products. Whey waste suited better for co-composting than jam waste but the mixture of whey, jam waste, and slurry was optimal for composting...
- Medical waste management in KoreaYong Chul Jang
Department of Environmental Engineering, Chungnam National University, Daejeon 305 764, South Korea
J Environ Manage 80:107-15. 2006..Waste minimization and recycling, control of toxic air emissions at medical waste incinerators, and alternative treatment methods to incineration are regarded to be the major challenges in the future...
- Economic and policy instrument analyses in support of the scrap tire recycling program in TaiwanNi Bin Chang
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
J Environ Manage 86:435-50. 2008....
- Health hazards and waste managementLesley Rushton
MRC Institute for Environment and Health, Leicester, UK
Br Med Bull 68:183-97. 2003Different methods of waste management emit a large number of substances, most in small quantities and at extremely low levels...
- Hygiene versus fertiliser: the use of human excreta in agriculture--a Vietnamese examplePeter Kjaer Mackie Jensen
Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, Building 16, Entrance I, P O Box 2099, 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
Int J Hyg Environ Health 211:432-9. 2008..It is recommended that the guidelines be revised and attempts made to identify ways of reducing the time needed to ensure the die-off of helminth eggs, including the use of pH regulators, such as an increased use of lime in the latrines...
- Plastics, the environment and human health: current consensus and future trendsRichard C Thompson
Marine Biology and Ecology Research Centre, Marine Institute, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, UK
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:2153-66. 2009..There is some urgency, as the quantity of plastics produced in the first 10 years of the current century is likely to approach the quantity produced in the entire century that preceded...
- Biodegradable and compostable alternatives to conventional plasticsJ H Song
Mechanical Engineering, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:2127-39. 2009..This paper discusses the potential impacts of biodegradable packaging materials and their waste management, particularly via composting...
- [Public and occupational health aspects related to municipal solid waste management]J A Ferreira
Departamento de Engenharia Sanitária e do Meio Ambiente, Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 20550 013, Brasil
Cad Saude Publica 17:689-96. 2001..review, the paper calls attention to public and occupational health problems related to poor municipal solid waste management resulting from a development model that views environmental protection, public health, and workers' health as ..
- Impacts of co-solvent flushing on microbial populations capable of degrading trichloroethyleneVijayalakshmi Ramakrishnan
Department of Soil and Water Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
Environ Health Perspect 113:55-61. 2005..These results showed that impacts of ethanol were not as severe as anticipated and imply that ethanol may mitigate the toxicity of TCE to the microorganisms...
- Application of multi-criteria decision-making on strategic municipal solid waste management in Dalmatia, CroatiaGoran Vego
Civil Engineering Institute of Croatia, Environmental and Hydrotechnics Department, Matice hrvatske 15, 21000 Split, Croatia
Waste Manag 28:2192-201. 2008The efficiency of providing a waste management system in the coastal part of Croatia consisting of four Dalmatian counties has been modelled...
- Settlement analysis of fresh and partially stabilised municipal solid waste in simulated controlled dumps and bioreactor landfillsM Swati
Centre for Environmental Studies, Anna University, Guindy, Chennai 600 025, Tamil Nadu, India
Waste Manag 28:1355-63. 2008..Secondary settlements in bioreactor landfills were found to vary exponentially with time...
- Factors affecting hazardous waste solidification/stabilization: a reviewRachana Malviya
Hazardous Waste Management Laboratory, School of Energy and Environmental Studies, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, India
J Hazard Mater 137:267-76. 2006..Pore structure depends on relative quantity of the constituents, cement hydration products and their reaction products with admixtures. Carbonation and additives can lead to strength improvement in waste-binder matrix...
- Improving environmental risk management through historical impact assessmentsDaniel T Rogers
Amsted Industries Incorporated, Chicago, IL, USA
J Air Waste Manag Assoc 56:816-23. 2006....
- Starved air combustion-solidification/stabilization of primary chemical sludge from a tanneryS Swarnalatha
Department of Environmental Technology, Central Leather Research Institute, Adyar, Chennai 600 020, Tamil Nadu, India
J Hazard Mater 137:304-13. 2006..Leachability studies on solidified bricks were carried out to determine the metal fixation and dissolved organic (as COD) concentration in the leachate...
- Recycling MSWI bottom and fly ash as raw materials for Portland cementJill R Pan
Biotechnology Center, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
Waste Manag 28:1113-8. 2008..Cement products conformed to the Chinese National Standard (CNS) of Type II Portland cement with one exception, the setting time of the clinker was much longer...
- Polychlorinated dibenzo-dioxins and -furans detoxification of soil promoted by K-polyethylene glycol technologyEugenio Vajna de Pava
Polimeri Europa, S p A, Centro Ricerche Istituto G Donegani, Via Fauser 4, 28100 Novara, Italy
Chemosphere 59:1333-42. 2005..The analytical results (mainly by mass and IR spectroscopy) suggest that PEG has an essential role on promoting the dehalogenation reaction by acting as a phase transfer agent as well as a source of hydride...
- Reuse of cement-solidified municipal incinerator fly ash in cement mortars: physico-mechanical and leaching characteristicsMaria Anna Cinquepalmi
Facolta di Ingegneria, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Via Eudossiana, 18 00184 Roma, Italy
J Hazard Mater 151:585-93. 2008..The leaching data from sequential leach tests on monolithic specimens were successfully elaborated with a pseudo-diffusional model including a chemical retardation factor related to the partial dissolution of contaminant...
- Report on waste dump sites around BangaloreH Lakshmikantha
KSPCB GTZ, HAWA Project Office, 22nd Floor, PU Building, MG Road, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Waste Manag 26:640-50. 2006..The disposal sites have got tremendous potential of spreading the epidemics/diseases to the people living in their immediate vicinity and at nearby places...
- In situ determination of solidosity profiles during activated sludge electrodewateringHans Saveyn
Ghent University, Particle and Interfacial Technology Group, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Water Res 40:2135-42. 2006....
- Leaching behavior and immobilization of heavy metals in solidified/stabilized productsRachana Malviya
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, School of Energy and Environmental Studies, Devi Ahilya University, Takshila Campus, Khandwa Road, Indore 17, M P, India
J Hazard Mater 137:207-17. 2006..Dominant leaching mechanism was surface wash off in the initial stages followed by diffusion for Pb, Zn, Cu, Fe and Mn. Diffusion coefficient was above 11.5 indicating low mobility in the cement matrix...
- Report: integrated industrial waste management systems in ChinaWenxin Zhang
Department of Civic Design, University of Liverpool, 74 Bedford Street South, Liverpool L69 7ZQ, UK
Waste Manag Res 25:288-95. 2007..of urban sustainable development have been introduced in recent years and some of these such as integrated waste management have been proved to be of particular value...
- Closed cycle construction: an integrated process for the separation and reuse of C&D wasteEvert Mulder
TNO Science and Industry, Department of Separation Technology, P O Box 342, 7300 AH Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
Waste Manag 27:1408-15. 2007..The aim is to optimise the different process steps of the Closed Cycle Construction process on a laboratory scale, and then to verify them on a large scale. The results of the project are promising, so far...
- Degradation of diesel oil in soil using a food waste composting processHung Soo Joo
Department of Environmental Engineering, Seoul National University of Technology, 172 Kongneung Dong, Nowon Gu, Seoul, Korea
Biodegradation 18:597-605. 2007..In a 28 l reactor scale-up experiment using 1% oil, 20% food waste and 79% soil, removal efficiencies of petroleum hydrocarbons and food waste after 15 days were 79% and 77%, respectively...
- Management of MSW in Spain and recovery of packaging steel scrapHanan Tayibi
National Centre for Metallurgical Research CENIM, CSIC, Avda Gregorio del Amo 8, E 28040 Madrid, Spain
Waste Manag 27:1655-65. 2007..Ferrous scrap from compost plants has a high tin content, which negatively affects its recycling. Cleaning and detinning processes are required prior to recycling...
- Bench- and pilot-scale sludge electrodewatering in a diaphragm filter pressH Saveyn
Ghent University, Particle and Interfacial Technology Group, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, Belgium
Water Sci Technol 54:53-60. 2006..Depending on local market prices for investment, operating and sludge disposal costs, this technology may therefore lead to important savings in the sludge management process...
- Characterisation of polymer fractions from waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) and implications for waste managementMartin Schlummer
Department Product Safety and Analysis, Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging, Giggenhauser Str 35, 85354 Freising, Germany
Chemosphere 67:1866-76. 2007..Sources and implications for the material recycling and thermal recovery approaches are discussed in detail...
- A method for removing copper from charcoal of waste wood using an electrical currentS Goto
College of Environmental Health, Azabu Universtity, 1 17 71 Fuchinobe, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229 8501, Japan
Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 79:126-9. 2007..To examine methods of removing hazardous metals which may well remain in carbonized wood wastes, we investigated the removal and recovery of copper from charcoal with a high copper content by applying electricity (direct current) to it...
- Evaluation of meat and bone meal combustion residue as lead immobilizing material for in situ remediation of polluted aqueous solutions and soils: "chemical and ecotoxicological studies"E Deydier
Universite Paul Sabatier, Laboratoire de Chimie Inorganique et Santé LCIS LU06, IUT, Avenue G Pompidou, BP 258, 81104 Castres, France
J Hazard Mater 146:227-36. 2007..Tobacco model points out that ashes present two beneficial actions as they do not only neutralize lead toxicity but also act as a fertilizer...
- Inhibition of anaerobic digestion process: a reviewYe Chen
Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7625, USA
Bioresour Technol 99:4044-64. 2008..Co-digestion with other waste, adaptation of microorganisms to inhibitory substances, and incorporation of methods to remove or counteract toxicants before anaerobic digestion can significantly improve the waste treatment efficiency...
- Production of lightweight aggregates from mining residues, heavy metal sludge, and incinerator fly ashSu Chen Huang
Department of Atomic Science, National Tsing Hua University, 101, Sec 2, Kuang Fu Road, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan, ROC
J Hazard Mater 144:52-8. 2007..3 MPa. In addition, only trace amounts of heavy metals were detected, making the LWA non-hazardous for construction use...
- Landfill leachate production, quality and recirculation treatment in northeast ChinaQing Liang Zhao
School of Municipal and Environment Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
J Environ Sci (China) 18:625-8. 2006..Recirculation also could enhance waste degradation and stabilization and improve the efficiency of landfill. This study confirmed that leachate recirculation was a very feasible way for on-site landfill leachate treatment in cold areas...
- Experience with the use of LCA-modelling (EASEWASTE) in waste managementThomas H Christensen
Institute of Environment and Resources, Building 115, Technical University of Denmark, DK 2800 Kgs Lyngby, Denmark
Waste Manag Res 25:257-62. 2007Life-cycle assessment (LCA) models are becoming the principal decision support tools of waste management systems...
- Co-digestion of mixed industrial sludge with municipal solid wastes in anaerobic simulated landfilling bioreactorsOsman Nuri Ağdağ
Pamukkale University, Engineering Faculty, Environmental Engineering Department, Kinikli Campus, Denizli, Turkey
J Hazard Mater 140:75-85. 2007..Furthermore, TN and TP removals in waste were higher in reactors containing industrial sludge compared to control. The toxicity test results showed that toxicity was observed in reactors containing industrial mixed sludge...
- Simple model of dissolved oxygen consumption in a bay within high organic loading: an applied remediation toolRamón Ahumada
Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción, Casilla 297, Concepcion, Chile
Environ Monit Assess 118:179-93. 2006..Iteration of the model for 200 h following recommendations derived from the preceding results produced an increase in saturation of 60% (5 ml O2 L(-1)), which suggested an improvement of the environmental conditions...
- Policy options to reduce consumer waste to zero: comparing product stewardship and extended producer responsibility for refrigerator wasteScott Nicol
Natural Resources Institute, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Waste Manag Res 25:227-33. 2007Today, over-consumption, pollution and resource depletion threaten sustainability. Waste management policies frequently fail to reduce consumption, prevent pollution, conserve resources and foster sustainable products...
- Exploration of urban deposits: long-term prospects for resource and waste managementDominic Wittmer
ETH Zurich Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Waste Manag Res 25:220-6. 2007..The calibrated model enabled the study team to develop resource and waste management scenarios forecasting waste flows...
- Using compost from urban solid waste to prevent erosion in road embankmentsFrancisco Osorio
Department of Civil Engineering, MITA Research Group, University of Granada, Spain
J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 41:2311-27. 2006..The side slope was not found to be a significant factor for manually planted species, but turned out to be crucial for hydroseeded varieties...
- Pretreatment and utilization of waste incineration bottom ashes: Danish experiencesThomas Astrup
Institute of Environment and Resources, Technical University of Denmark, Building 115, DK 2800 Kgs Lyngby, Denmark
Waste Manag 27:1452-7. 2007..The main results and experiences are discussed and evaluated with respect to bottom ash upgrading and utilization. Based on this discussion, development needs and potential management strategies are identified...
- Drivers for innovation in waste-to-energy technologyOliver Gohlke
Martin GmbH für Umwelt und Energietechnik, Leopoldstrasse 248, D 80807 München, Germany
Waste Manag Res 25:214-9. 2007..However, these processes reduce the efficiency in terms of energy, cost and availability. A new oxygen-enriched waste-to-energy system is under development in order to better achieve the required inert ash quality...
- Effects of prevailing conditions during second Palestinian uprising on solid waste management system in Nablus city in PalestineHassan A Arafat
Chemical Engineering Department, An Najah National University, Nablus Palestinian National Authority
Int J Environ Health Res 16:281-7. 2006..Solid waste management in Nablus city was badly affected by these conditions, and this situation is negatively affecting health and ..
- Characteristics of blast furnace slag leachate produced under reduced and oxidized conditionsA P Schwab
Department of Agronomy, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 41:381-95. 2006..Leachate from the study site appears to form as a result of a series of complex chemical reactions including fluctuating oxidized and reduced conditions...
- A critical review of economic valuation studies of externalities from incineration and landfillingTzipi Eshet
Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Waste Manag Res 23:487-504. 2005The primary objective of this study was to assist waste management researchers, decision-makers and waste managers at national, regional and local levels, in their decision-making processes, with most recent valuations on the ..
- Waste explosives and other hazardous materials--hazard potential and remedial measures: an overviewR K Pandey
High Energy Materials Research Laboratory, Pune
J Environ Sci Eng 49:195-202. 2007..The present paper describes the hazard potential of energetic materials and associated hazardous chemicals. It also deals with global technological status for remedial measures of hazardous chemicals along with their merits and demerits...
- Treatment of lead mine waste by a Mozley multi-gravity separator (MGS)F Göktepe
Balikesir Technical College, Balikesir University, Balikesir, Turkey
J Environ Manage 76:277-81. 2005..A material and mass balance for the laboratory system has demonstrated that approximately 12% of the Pb can be removed in the form of concentrate with 12% Pb content...
- Use of flue gas desulphurisation (FGD) waste and rejected fly ash in waste stabilization/solidification systemsX C Qiao
Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Waste Manag 26:141-9. 2006..The Leachability Index indicates that cement-based waste forms with rFA replacement were effective in reducing the mobility of heavy metals...
- Augmenting groundwater monitoring networks near landfills with slurry cutoff wallsPaul F Hudak
Department of Geography and Environmental Science Program, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, USA
Environ Monit Assess 90:113-20. 2004..A 100% detection efficiency was also attained by an eight-well network with no cutoff wall, at approximately one-third the cost of the most efficient wall-augmented network...
- Metal-contaminated soil remediation by means of paper mill sludges addition: chemical and ecotoxicological evaluationN Calace
Department of Chemistry, University of Rome La Sapienza, Research Unit of the Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale, La Chimica per l Ambiente INCA, P le A Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
Environ Pollut 136:485-92. 2005..The leached solutions have a non-toxic effect. The mild remediation by addition of sludge has moreover a lasting effect...
- Technological options for the management of biosolidsHailong Wang
Scion A Crown Research Institute of New Zealand, Private Bag 3020, Rotorua, New Zealand
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 15:308-17. 2008..Significant efforts have been made recently to develop new technologies to manage biosolids and make useful products from them. In this paper, we provide a review of the technologies in biosolids management...
- Hybrid life-cycle environmental and cost inventory of sewage sludge treatment and end-use scenarios: a case study from ChinaAshley Murray
Energy and Resources Group and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
Environ Sci Technol 42:3163-9. 2008..Although additional factors must be considered when selecting a sludge treatment and end-use scheme, this study highlights how a systems approach to planning can contribute significantly to improving overall environmental sustainability...
- Dynamics of cytochrome P450 inducers in polluted sites of São Paulo city reservoirsThomaz A A Rocha-e-Silva
Department of Physiological Sciences, Federal University of Sao Carlos, Rod Washington Luis, km 235, P O Box 676, 13650 905 São Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 59:109-15. 2004..However, these parameters were significantly decreased 3 months later. This effect is probably due to dilution of pollutants because of the increased level of water in the Guarapiranga...
- Solutions to the problem of waste deposition at a coal-fired power plantJanez Oman
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Waste Manag 22:617-23. 2002....
- Contaminant risks from biosolids land application: contemporary organic contaminant levels in digested sewage sludge from five treatment plants in Greater Vancouver, British ColumbiaD A Bright
Applied Research, Royal Roads University, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Environ Pollut 126:39-49. 2003....
- Sustainable sludge management in developing countriesB Jimenez
Institute of Engineering, National University of Mexico UNAM, Apartado Postal 70 472, Coyoacan 04510, Mexico, D F Mexico
Water Sci Technol 49:251-8. 2004..This paper summarises an overview of these issues...
- The potential of recycling and reusing municipal solid waste incinerator ash in TaiwanChin Ming Huang
National Taiwan University, Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, 71, Chou Shan Road, Taipei, 106, Taiwan, Republic of China
Waste Manag 26:979-87. 2006..The procedures of evaluation have been proposed in the performance criteria to be included in the proposed decision-making process of ash utilization...
- Nutrient dynamics and decomposition rates during composting of sulphitation pressmud by different methodsR Chandra
Department of Soil Science, College of Agriculture, G B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttaranchal
J Environ Sci Eng 49:183-8. 2007..Total S in the composts decreased with time and both the aerobic methods showed more reductions than pit and vermicomposting methods...
- Carbon dioxide sequestration in municipal solid waste incinerator (MSWI) bottom ashEva Rendek
Laboratoire d Analyse Environnementale des Procédés et des Systèmes Industriels, Institut National des Sciences Appliquees de Lyon, 20 Avenue Albert Einstein, 69621 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
J Hazard Mater 128:73-9. 2006..It decreases the pH from 11.8 to 8.2 and causes Pb, Cr and Cd leaching to decrease. This process could reduce incinerator CO2 emissions by 0.5-1%...
- Assessment of metal contamination using X-ray fluorescence spectrometry and the toxicity characteristic leaching procedure (TCLP) during remediation of a waste disposal site in AntarcticaScott C Stark
Environmental Protection and Change Environmental Risk and Remediation, Australian Antarctic Division, Department of Environment and Water Resources, Channel HWY, Kingston, TAS 7050, Australia
J Environ Monit 10:60-70. 2008..The combined data helped managers during remediation, directing excavation and allowing waste to be classified for treatment and disposal before its return to Australia...
- Recycling potential of urban solid waste destined for sanitary landfills: the case of Indaiatuba, SP, BrazilSandro Donnini Mancini
Environmental Engineering, Universidade Estadual Paulista UNESP, Sorocaba, SP, Brazil
Waste Manag Res 25:517-23. 2007..Our findings indicate that more aluminium and uncoloured polyethylene terephthalate is discarded in the warmest months of the year, probably due to a greater consumption of canned and bottled drinks...
- Characterization of heavy metal concentrations in the sediments of three freshwater rivers in Huludao City, Northeast ChinaNa Zheng
Northeast Institute of Geography and Agricultural Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Weishan Road 3195, Changchun 130012, PR China
Environ Pollut 154:135-42. 2008..3-93.2%, 7.9-54.9% to total toxicity in Wuli River and Lianshan River, respectively, followed by Cd. In Cishan River, Cd is the major sediment toxicity contributor, however, accounting for 63.2-66.9% of total toxicity...
- Speciation of Cr and its leachability in coal by-products from spanish coal combustion plantsM Antonia Lopez-Anton
Instituto Nacional del Carbón INCAR, CSIC, C Francisco Pintado Fe, no 26, Oviedo 33011, Spain
J Environ Monit 10:778-81. 2008..According to European directive 1999/31/CEE, soluble Cr(VI) in the fly ashes studied would be unlikely to pose an environmental or health risk when the ash is disposed of...
- Nitrogen transformation during organic waste composting by the Rutgers system and its effects on pH, EC and maturity of the composting mixturesM A Sanchez-Monedero
Department of Soil and Water Conservation and Organic Waste Management, Centro de Edafologia y Biologia Aplicada del Segura, CSIC, Murcia, Spain
Bioresour Technol 78:301-8. 2001..08, 0.04, 0,16 and 0.11 for the four mixtures being equal to, or below the maximum value established as a maturity index in other materials...
- Bio fuel ash in a road construction: impact on soil solution chemistryR T Thurdin
Department of Natural Sciences, Mid Sweden University, SE 851 70 Sundsvall, Sweden
Waste Manag 26:599-613. 2006..The concentrations of Ca in the ash layer indicated an ongoing hardening, which is important for the leaching rate and the strength of the road construction...
- Field-scale evaluation of the passive flux meter for simultaneous measurement of groundwater and contaminant fluxesMichael D Annable
Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences, and Department of Civil Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
Environ Sci Technol 39:7194-201. 2005..These results support the PMF method as a potential innovative alternative for measuring groundwater and contaminant fluxes in screened wells...
- Environmental impact assessment of the proposed Information Technology Park at PerungudiG Sharmilaa
J Environ Sci Eng 49:325-32. 2007..The socio-economic environment will have a positive impact from the proposed project. An Environmental Management Plan was prepared which includes the mitigation measures for improving the eco-profile of the study area...
- Production and recovery process of polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) from waste activated sludgeKalyani Mahapatra
Environmental Biotechnology Division, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nehru Marg, Nagpur, India
J Environ Sci Eng 49:164-9. 2007..By using these optimized recovery processes with optimized C:N ratio 10, the maximum product recovery was observed to be 62.3% (w/w). The results are presented and discussed in this paper...
- Vermicomposting of different types of waste using Eisenia foetida: a comparative studyPayal Garg
Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar Haryana 125 001, India
Bioresour Technol 97:391-5. 2006..The data reveals that vermicomposting (using E. foetida) is a suitable technology for the decomposition of different types of organic wastes (domestic as well as industrial) into value-added material...
- Utilization of enzymes for environmental applicationsSanjeev K Ahuja
Human Genome Sciences, Inc, Rockville, MD, USA
Crit Rev Biotechnol 24:125-54. 2004..Enzymes also help to maintain an unpolluted environment through their use in waste management. Recombinant DNA technology, protein engineering, and rational enzyme design are the emerging areas of ..
- A symposium on international health policy and medical waste management research in asian regionH Nakamura
Health Policy and Planning, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Biosci Trends 2:133-4. 2008..exchanged results and shared experiences at the symposium on "The International Health Policy and Medical Waste Management Research in Asian Region"...
- Aquatic modules for bioregenerative life support systems based on the C.E.B.A.S. biotechnology [correction of biotechnilogy]V Bluem
Ruhr University of Bochum, Faculty of Biology, Comparative Endocrinology Research Section and C E B A S Center of Excellence
Acta Astronaut 48:287-97. 2001..Animal protein production is mostly neglected because of the tremendous waste management problems with tetrapods under reduced weightlessness...
- Mitigation of global greenhouse gas emissions from waste: conclusions and strategies from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report. Working Group III (Mitigation)Jean Bogner
Landfills, Inc, Wheaton, Illinois 60187, USA
Waste Manag Res 26:11-32. 2008..waste and provide public health, environmental protection, and sustainable development co-benefits, existing waste management practices can provide effective mitigation of GHG emissions from this sector...
- Occupational Safety and Health Training and Education GrantFaye Grimsley; Fiscal Year: 2007..Students also select electives from the other disciplines within the department such as hazardous waste management, risk assessment, and principles of safety. Doctoral students, ...
- AGRICULTURAL DUST AND CHILDHOOD ASTHMA SYMPTOMSSteve Wing; Fiscal Year: 2004..livestock operations, including information about the size, type of animals, geographic location, and waste management practices...
- Facility Renovations for Continued Research ExcellenceDavid Baker; Fiscal Year: 2006..5) install a security system to protect research animals and studies; and 6) purchase two laminar flow animal waste management stations to prevent occupational exposure to animal allergens...
- Sampler for viable ariborne bacteria, fungi and virus.IGOR AGRANOVSKI; Fiscal Year: 2005..low concentrated areas (offices and residential buildings) and highly concentrated areas (agriculture and waste management facilities)...
- HAZMAT Training DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex Coop. Agmt.DOUGLAS FEIL; Fiscal Year: 2007..for Health and Safety Training (CCCHST) serving Department of Energy (DOE) environmental restoration and waste management sites across the United States...
- Impact of Microparticles on Oral TSE InfectionsJoel A Pedersen; Fiscal Year: 2010..Our studies support the hypothesis that soil and soil microparticles bind to prion protein (PrPSc) enhancing disease transmission for scrapie and CWD. ..
- DNA Microchips: Detecting Microbes in Oral Cavity FluidsDavid Stahl; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Duke Center for Geospatial Medicine (RMI)Marie Lynn Miranda; Fiscal Year: 2006..Using neural tube defects as a prototype health endpoint, we will develop a generalized framework for applying these methods to a wide variety of health endpoints, including autism, asthma, ADHD, and obesity. ..