|Document ID (ISN)||68695|
|Convention or series no.
||Manser A.G.R., Keeling A.A.
||Practical handbook of processing and recycling municipal waste
||CRC Press Inc., 2000 Corporate Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA, 1996. xiv, 557p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 55.00.
||This manual describes techniques for the processing and recycling of municipal waste and identifies health and safety hazards. Contents: nature of waste and potential health hazards (Weil's disease); mechanical handling systems (health and safety in relation to the use of cranes, grabs and conveyors); composting systems (hazards of microorganisms, emission of methane, mechanical hazards of heavy plant); biological aspects of compost production and utilization; materials recovery facilities (design of the working environment, operational procedures and equipment); refuse-derived fuel (RDF) processes; combined RDF/compost/recycling plants; markets for recycled products. In appendices: precautions against Weil's disease; national standards legislation.
||refuse collection; waste disposal; mechanical hazards; biological hazards; recycling of materials
||materials handling; conveyors; Weil's disease; anaerobic bacteria; safety by design; garbage composting; cranes; manuals; microorganisms
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Other industries and occupations
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
||Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Waste collection and disposal