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Urban Mining and Sustainable Waste Management

Editors: Ghosh, Sadhan Kumar (Ed.)

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  • Discusses how waste management practices can be used to achieve sustainability
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  • Provides conceptual details on landfill mining and urban mining
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This book gathers selected high-quality research papers presented at the IconSWM 2018 conference, which explore various aspects of urban mining. In addition, they discuss how to achieve sustainable waste management systems, urban mining, landfill mining, material recovery, circular economy, etc., with the aid of effective waste management practices. Additional topics covered include maximum resource circulation and efficiency, key differences between landfill mining and urban mining, and how urban mining can be combined with the concepts of circular economy and sustainability.

 


About the authors

Dr. Sadhan Kumar Ghosh is a Professor & Former Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department, as well as the Founder Coordinator of the Centre for QMS at Jadavpur University, India. A prominent figure in the fields of Waste Management, Circular Economy, SME Sustainability, Green Manufacturing, Green Factories and TQM, he has served as the Director, CBWE, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India and L&T Ltd. Prof Ghosh is the Founder and Chairman of the IconSWM and the President of the International Society of Waste Management, Air and Water, as well as the Chairman of the Indian Congress on Quality, Environment, Energy and Safety Management Systems (ICQESMS). He was awarded a Distinguished Visiting Fellowship by the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK, to work on “Energy Recovery from Municipal Solid Waste” in 2012. He received the Boston Pledge and NABC 2006 Award for the most eco-friendly innovation “Conversion of plastics & jute waste to wealth” in the ESP/50K Business Plan Competition in Houston, Texas, USA. In addition, he holds patents on waste plastic processing technology and high-speed jute ribboning technology for preventing water wastage and occupational hazards.

 


Table of contents (30 chapters)

Table of contents (30 chapters)
  • Contribution of Optimal Equipment for ELV Recycling to the Sustainable Development of Serbia and the Region

    Pages 1-8

    Pavlović, M. (et al.)

  • A Study on Biomedical Waste Management in Chittoor District

    Pages 9-13

    Hanumaiah, N. (et al.)

  • Knowledge and Practice of Biomedical Waste Management and Awareness of 3 ‘R’s Concept Among Staff Nurses in the Hospital—A Cross-sectional Study

    Pages 15-26

    Kumar, Bonam Soujanya (et al.)

  • Utilization of Construction and Demolition (C&D) Waste and Industrial Inorganic Wastes in Cement Manufacturing

    Pages 27-38

    Ojha, Parmanand (et al.)

  • A Review of Studies on Environmental Performance Analysis of Construction and Demolition Waste Management using Life Cycle Assessment

    Pages 39-48

    Kumar, Kishore C. (et al.)

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eBook $109.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Urban Mining and Sustainable Waste Management
Editors
  • Sadhan Kumar Ghosh
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-0532-4
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-0532-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-0531-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 339
Number of Illustrations
44 b/w illustrations, 129 illustrations in colour
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