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Solid Waste Management in World's Cities

posted on 4 May 2010 by verele
UN Habitat has recently published a book with the title " Solid Waste Management in the World Cities" (http://www.waste.nl/en/product/solid-waste-management-in-the-worlds-cities), written in cooperation with WASTE advisers on urban...

e-Waste: the National Solid Waste Association of India

posted on 21 July 2010 by Anonymous
A big list of links for e-Waste is provided by the National Solid Waste Association of India. Links are covering most of the aspects regarding e-Waste such as legislation, treatment options, environmental impacts etc.

Methods for Sampling and Testing Recovered Paper

posted on 15 September 2010 by Anonymous
The Clean Washington Center has put together a set of methods for sampling and resting recovered paper, everything from estimating water moisture to classification of fibre length.

Scrap Specification Circular by ISRI

posted on 20 September 2010 by Anonymous
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries has published "The Scrap Specifications Circular",that provides guidelines for buying and selling a variety of processed scrap commodities, including ferrous, nonferrous, paper, plastics,...

Glass Recycling in the UK

posted on 21 September 2010 by Anonymous
Glass Recycling UK Ltd are the UK's largest independent glass recycling company. Collecting 1000's of tonnes of glass bottles and jars every week and processing them into glass cullet. Following the weblink you can find many useful...

Compost Calculator

posted on 21 September 2010 by Anonymous
The calculator allows you to see the financial values of the key nutrients N, P and K present in compost and biofertiliser, when compared with inorganic fertilisers. The values are based on the typical total nutrient contents of composts and...

Waste Glass as a Construction Material

posted on 21 September 2010 by Anonymous
The weblink presents users' guidelines for byproducts and secondary use materials in pavement construction.

Aluminium Dross Recycling

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
The worldwide aluminium industry produces nearly five million tonnes of furnace waste each year. Known as dross, the residual waste material is produced from any process in which aluminium is melted, and is left behind after conventional recycling has...

Paper University

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
The Paper University provides information on paper and paper recycling by using a series of interactive tools. Amongst the questions addressed the following are included: How is paper recycled? How are Corrugated Boxes made? How much paper...

Decentralised Composting for Cities of Low and Middle Income Countries

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
The book Decentralised Composting for Cities of Low- and Middle-Income Countries - A User's Manual describes approaches and methods of composting on neighborhood level in small-and middle-scale plants. It considers issues of waste collection,...