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Waste Management

Vierah Hulley

334 pages
Arcler Education Inc
The book "Waste Management" discusses effective methods to prevent environmental pollution. It addresses various categories of waste, including urban center (such as institutional, residential and commercial), agronomic and special (such as construction and demolition, domestic hazardous, sewage sludge and non-hazardous industrial) waste. It also describes various management case studies that can be applied outside of the particular site of the case study. The book also lists waste management strategies, such as; minimization, recycling and reuse, storage, collection, transportation and transfer, treatment (mechanical, biological, chemical and thermal) and landfill disposal. This book mentions waste disposal as a legal requirement for most countries around the globe.
Author Bio
Vierah Hulley obtained her Ph.D. degree in Geohydrology from the University of the Free State, South Africa, in 2013. Her expertise is in Environmental and Earth Sciences and she has an extensive vocational background in the areas of natural resources management, environmental geochemistry, contaminated site remediation, sustainable development, and spatial analytics. She is the founder and Managing Director of HL Nexus: The Data Imaginarium; a company dedicated to optimizing natural resources management with data science.