Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

by Sunil Kumar
ISBN: 9789390591855 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 302 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2022
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 10.9 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA
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Solid Waste Management has been a major challenge for the Urban local bodies in developing countries like India. It is one of the major concerns for the environmental managers, industry personnel and policymakers. It has been one of the areas on which the research community focused the greatest energy in the last couple of decades.

This book offers readers methodical and technological aspects of solid and hazardous waste management, Challenges associated with waste management in developing countries, Techno-economic assessment of waste management systems in the Indian context. Special emphasis is given on applying advanced technologies coupled with novel tactics used for sustainable solid waste management, and various environmental impacts caused due to improper waste management practices are also discussed in detail. Environmental education and communication as a foundation in sustainable development, an essential aspect for strict enforcement of various environmental policies, is also explicated in the present book.

Sunil Kumar: Humboldt Senior Fellow, Sr. Principal Scientist and Head, Waste Re-Processing Division, Professor, Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research, CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI), Nehru Marg, Nagpur – 440 020, Maharashtra, India

1.  Global Waste Stream Scenario

Suraj Negi, Aishwarya Rani, Chang-Tang Chang and Allen H Hu

2.  Greenhouse Gases Emissions from Agriculture: Management and Mitigation Strategies

Jaipal, Hardeep Rai Sharma and Asha Gupta

3.  Waste Recycling

Mehak Puri and Sonam Paliya

4.  Legislations and Management Practices of Municipal Solid Waste in Developing Countries

Ashootosh Mandpe and Lakshay Tyagi

5.  Challenges Associated with Waste Management in Developing Countries

Hardeep Rai Sharma and Nisha Rani

6.  Economic Assessment of Waste Management in India

Alpana Gupta and Athar Hussain

7.  Novel Tactics for Sustainable Waste Management

Vivek Manyapu and Ashootosh Mandpe

8.  An Innovative Approach Towards Sustainable Development

Rucha Vikas Moharir and Sunil Kumar

9.  Environmental Impacts of Waste Management

Anoop Jaiswal, Sneha Singh, Ashootosh Mandpe and Sunil Kumar

10. Environmental Education and Communication as a Foundation in Sustainable Development

Prachi Goyal and Sonam Paliyaa