Technology Annotated Bibliography on Solid Waste Recycling

Technology Annotated Bibliography on Solid Waste Recycling

Book

Ludwig Christian, Stefanie Hellweg, and Samuel Stucki eds. Municipal solid waste management: strategies and technologies for sustainable solutions. Springer Science & Business Media, 2012.

This book outlines the major impacts of solid waste on both people and the environment depending on the waste management strategies employed by community members. The authors delve on new technologies for recovering raw materials from the waste through recycling, waste treatment, and eventual safe disposal. The book discusses the social acceptance and economic viability of some major management practices on waste management considering their sustainability. The book can be used when analyzing waste management practices in recycling.

Christensen, Thomas H. Solid Waste Technology and Management. New York: Wiley, 2010.

This book addresses the common practices when it comes to waste management. Some of the practices that have been mentioned by the author include landfilling, recycling, biological treatment, and incineration. All these practices both contribute to production of waste products and elimination. However, an increase in focus on management of waste and conducting life-cycle assessment has helped in controlling waste. Apart from waste management, the book has also addressed characterization of waste which can be used by the readers to understand more about the topic.

Tchobanoglous, George and Kreith, Frank. Handbook of Solid Waste Management. McGraw: McGraw-Hill Publishers, 2002.

This book mainly addresses issues surrounding municipal solid waste management by offering a strong foundation for management and technologies options. According to the books, there are regulations that have been set in the federal level that in one way or another impacts disposal and management of solid waste. The government has set legislation that controls the ways in which companies and people handle and manage waste as a way to control waste products. This article is important in understanding the ways in which the government is involved in waste management across the nation.

Chandrappa, Ramesha and Das Diganta. Solid Waste Management: Principles and Practice. New York: Springer, 2012.

This books looks at the history of solid waste especially the ways in which it became a major problem before air and water pollution became an issue during human civilization. According to the book, the problem began as a result of new product inventions. Services and technology also contributed to waste problem across the world because its quality and quantity. In order to solve this problem, it all depends on people’s geography, income and culture plus the economy. The burden lies in generation of waste plus environmental burdens which needs to be dealt with first. This book is important in understanding the ways in which solid waste products came to be a problem to the world.

Journals and Articles

Hoornweg, Daniel, and PerinazBhada-Tata. “What a Waste: A Global Review of Solid Waste Management.” Urban Development Series Knowledge Papers15 (2012): 1-98.

The article is a UN publication on solid waste management across the world, majorly, in developing nations based on regions and countries. Besides, the paper makes projections on the global waste generation and its effects by 2025. The article equally provides suggestions on how municipalities in various countries may improve their waste management strategies.

Magram, SalehFaraj. “Worldwide solid waste recycling strategies: A Review.”Indian Journal of Science and Technology 4.6 (2011): 692-702.

In this journal, Magram provides compiled data on globally established methods of waste recycling such as reuse, reduce, and recycle among others. The study draws its literature from various credible sources such as academic papers and the internet. Additionally, the journal discusses how waste management is presently considered an integral part of solid waste recycling in the global village.

Asnani, Peter U. “Solid Waste Management.” India Infrastructure Report 2(2006): 161-188.

In this article, the author has looked into the amount of solid waste products per capita that is available in urban centers plus the generation rates. The analysis helps in understanding the basic essentials needed by the municipal authorities to clean the environment. However, as urbanization becomes rapid, solid waste products situation becomes critical. This article can be used when analyzing the amount of waste products in the urban centers. It can also be used to understand in details the reasons why it is difficult to manage solid waste products.

UNEP. Solid waste management. Unep.org. Web 2015.

This article has analyzed some of the reasons solid wastes is a big problem that is difficult to solve both in the large and medium urban centers. According to the article, the quantities and nature of the waste that has been generated is important in handling the process of waste management. However, it is not possible to apply one development category in management of solid waste due to localized changes in various areas across the nation. The article can be used to understand solid waste characteristics and why it is difficult to control plus ways of managing it. The disadvantages of this article are that there is lots of repetition which makes it confusing especially when using it as a primary resource for the research.

Wilson, David C. and Scheinberg, Anne. What is good practice in solid waste management? Sage 28(12): 1055-1056

In this article, the authors look at the ways in which solid waste management can be viewed across the world. The main focus of the article is environmental especially the ways in which waste disposals can be improved to protect the soil, air and water to prevent pollution. This article can be used to understand the best ways in which waste products can be managed or governed.

Nathanson, Jerry. “Solid-waste management.” Encyclopedia Britannica.com. Web. 2 Dec. 2015.

This article looks at the general issues surrounding solid waste management. Waste management history is an issue that the author has tackled in details. Construction waste contributes to 20 percent of US solid waste while storage generates 2kg of waste on the environment daily. This article is important because it provides a general knowledge about solid waste management from cause to solutions to the problem.

 

Works Cited

Asnani, Peter U. “Solid Waste Management.” India Infrastructure Report 2(2006): 161-188.  Retrieved from http://www.iitk.ac.in/3inetwork/html/reports/IIR2006/Solid_Waste.pdf

Chandrappa, Ramesha and Das Diganta. Solid Waste Management: Principles and Practice. New York: Springer, 2012. Retrieved from https://books.google.co.ke/books?id=8c4h3qshpJYC&pg=PR4&lpg=PR4&dq=Chandrappa,+Ramesha+and+Das+Diganta.+Solid+Waste+Management:+Principles+and+Practice.&source=bl&ots=r7uiL36Exw&sig=QV4AGLQPr9t-Gwrf333GlMKtVTA&hl=en&sa=X&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=Chandrappa%2C%20Ramesha%20and%20Das%20Diganta.%20Solid%20Waste%20Management%3A%20Principles%20and%20Practice.&f=false

Christensen, Thomas H. Solid Waste Technology and Management. New York: Wiley, 2010. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/9780470666883

Hoornweg, Daniel, and PerinazBhada-Tata. “What a Waste: A Global Review of Solid Waste Management.” Urban Development Series Knowledge Papers15 (2012): 1-98. Retrieved from http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTURBANDEVELOPMENT/Resources/336387-1334852610766/What_a_Waste2012_Final.pdf

Ludwig Christian, Stefanie Hellweg, and Samuel Stucki eds. Municipal solid waste management: strategies and technologies for sustainable solutions. Springer Science & Business Media, 2012. Retrieved from https://books.google.co.ke/books?id=iI7cBQAAQBAJ&pg=PT452&lpg=PT452&dq=Ludwig+Christian,+Stefanie+Hellweg,+and+Samuel+Stucki+eds.+Municipal+solid+waste+management:+strategies+and+technologies+for+sustainable+solutions.&source=bl&ots=SlsikgdNGH&sig=lKBrVWzsjYgZC_X4W5cvKWPF1sE&hl=en&sa=X&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=Ludwig%20Christian%2C%20Stefanie%20Hellweg%2C%20and%20Samuel%20Stucki%20eds.%20Municipal%20solid%20waste%20management%3A%20strategies%20and%20technologies%20for%20sustainable%20solutions.&f=false

Magram, SalehFaraj. “Worldwide solid waste recycling strategies: A Review.”Indian Journal of Science and Technology 4.6 (2011): 692-702. Retrieved from http://www.nswaienvis.nic.in/DataBank/Reports_pdf/reports_aug15/Worldwide%20solid%20waste%20recycling%20strategies%20-%20A%20review.pdf

Nathanson, Jerry. “Solid-waste management.” Encyclopedia Britannica.com. Web. 2 Dec. 2015. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/…/solid-waste-mana

Tchobanoglous, George and Kreith, Frank. Handbook of Solid Waste Management. McGraw: McGraw-Hill Publishers, 2002. Retrieved from https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=6&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwjW5bqvsLLPAhXIchQKHQuzDJYQFgg8MAU&url=https%3A%2F%2Fnebm.ist.utl.pt%2Frepositorio%2Fdownload%2F2429&usg=AFQjCNGpB8Zu1PwenYKH2fZ7NxfCzTNt0w&sig2=_I2tpmpqXCyc0SOB0BKckw

UNEP. Solid waste management. Unep.org. Web 2015. Retrieved from http://www.unep.org/ietc/Portals/136/SWM-Vol1-Part1-Chapters1to3.pdf

Wilson, David C. and Scheinberg, Anne. What is good practice in solid waste management. Sage 28(12): 1055-1056. Retrieved from http://wmr.sagepub.com/content/28/12/1055.short?rss=1&ssource=mfr