Sustainable Waste Management: Policies and Case Studies

7th IconSWM—ISWMAW 2017, Volume 1

Editors: Ghosh, Sadhan Kumar (Ed.)

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The book presents high-quality research papers from the Seventh International Conference on Solid Waste Management (IconSWM 2017), held at Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Hyderabad on December 15–17, 2017. The conference, an official side event of the high-level Intergovernmental Eighth Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific, aimed to generate scientific inputs into the policy consultation of the Forum co-organized by the UNCRD/UNDESA, MoEFCC India, MOUD India and MOEJ, Japan. Presenting research on solid waste management from more than 30 countries, the book is divided into three volumes and addresses various issues related to innovation and implementation in sustainable waste management, segregation, collection, transportation of waste, treatment technology, policy and strategies, energy recovery, life cycle analysis, climate change, research and business opportunities.

About the authors

Prof. Sadhan Kumar Ghosh, Professor & Former Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department and Founder Coordinator of the Centre for QMS at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, is a prominent figure in the field on Waste Management, Green Manufacturing & Green Factories. He served as the Director, CBWE, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Govt. of India and L&T Ltd. Prof. Ghosh is also the founder and Chairman of the IconSWM; President of the International Society of Waste Management, Air and Water; and chairman of the Indian Congress on Quality, Environment, Energy and Safety Management Systems (ICQESMS). In 2012 he was awarded a Distinguished Visiting Fellowship by the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK to work on 'Energy Recovery from Municipal Solid Waste'. More recently, he was tasked with the Horizon 2020 research project entitled “Bio-mimetic and phyto-technologies designed for low-cost purification and recycling of water - India H2O” (2018-22), which is funded by the European Union.
Prof. Ghosh is also an international expert affiliated with a) the United Nations Centre for Regional Development under the UN in 3R Forum (Adelaide, 2016); b) the Asian Productivity Organization (APO), Japan and China Productivity Council (CPC) on Green Manufacturing and Green Factories (Taiwan 2014, 2015, 2016); and c) a Research Project for GP for the BoP business in APO member countries in Asia (May 2016 - June 2017). His papers on waste management, namely on biowaste, e-wastes and MSW have received Excellence Awards in many countries.
In addition to holding two Indian patents and serving as a member of the editorial boards of several journals, he initiated the movement for worldwide Sustainable Waste Management with partners in many countries through the “Consortium of Researchers in International Collaboration” (CRIC). Prof. Ghosh has been Principal Investigator of more than 25 research projects, and has written nine books and more than 180 national and international articles and book chapters. He can be reached at: sadhankghosh9@gmail.com.

Table of contents (64 chapters)

Table of contents (64 chapters)
  • Preliminary Comparison Among Recycling Rates for Developed and Developing Countries: The Case of India, Israel, Italy and USA

    Pages 1-13

    Maria, Francesco (et al.)

  • Exploring the Rationale Between ERP and EPR in Asian Countries Using Cloud-Based Approach

    Pages 15-25

    Saha, Ipsita (et al.)

  • Packaging Waste from E-Commerce: Consumers’ Awareness and Concern

    Pages 27-41

    Chueamuangphan, K. (et al.)

  • The Development of an Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Mechanism for Waste Management in South Africa

    Pages 43-52

    Pillay, A. S.

  • Impact of Waste Management Practices of Indian Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturing Enterprises on Their Financial Performance

    Pages 53-65

    De, Debashree (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainable Waste Management: Policies and Case Studies
Book Subtitle
7th IconSWM—ISWMAW 2017, Volume 1
Editors
  • Sadhan Kumar Ghosh
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-7071-7
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-7071-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-7070-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXX, 729
Number of Illustrations
60 b/w illustrations, 205 illustrations in colour
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