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50 FAQs on Waste Management, Second Edition (know all about Waste Management and do your bit to limit the waste on Earth)

  • Author(s): Taru Mehta
  • Size: 120 mm x 180 mm
  • Pages: 60
  • Available in: Digital format only
  • ISBN: 9788179936993
  • Cover Price:

    Rs.125.00 / US $11.00

  • Special Price: Rs. 112.00 / US $10.00

Book Details

What is municipal solid waste? What is e-waste? What is biomedical waste? How did people manage waste in ancient times? Who are ragpickers and how do they help in waste disposal? What is vermicomposting? What are the negative effects of unmanaged waste? Know the answers to these, and 43 more frequently asked questions, on waste and its management, its various aspects, and impacts

Other titles in this series:
50 FAQs on Air Pollution (ISBN: 9788195077601)
50 FAQS on Climate Change (ISBN: 9788179936917)
50 FAQs on Global Warming (ISBN: 9788179936986)
50 FAQs on Renewable Energy (ISBN: 9788179936900)
50 FAQs on Water Pollution (ISBN: 9788179936924)

Table of Contents:
Waste / Source of waste  / Types of waste / Biodegradable and non biodegradable waste  / Importance of waste management / Per capita waste generation  / Properties of solid waste / Chemical properties of solid waste  / Municipal solid waste / Treatment of municipal solid waste  / India law for MSW management / Biomedical waste  / Treatment of biomedical waste / India law for biomedical waste management  / Hazardous waste / Treatment of hazardous waste  / Laws for hazardous waste management / E-waste  / Treatment of e-waste / Law for e-waste management  / Inert waste / Waste management in ancient times  / Integrated solid waste management / Waste management hierarchy  / Waste segregation / Three Rs  / Aerobic and anaerobic digestion / Composting  / Vermicomposting / Landfills  / Impact of landfills / Negative effects of unmanaged waste  / Role of scrap collectors / Ragpickers  / Waste-to-energy / Waste-to-energy plants  / Gobar gas / Syngas  / Great Pacific Garbage Patch / Life cycle assessment  / Sanitary landfill / Circular economy  / Sustainable Development Goals / SDGs linked to waste management  / Shopping / Consumerism  / Swachh Bharat Mission / Plastic Man of India  / Plastic roads / Waste to Wonder Park

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