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Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization: A Systems Approachby Matthew J. Franchetti
Synopses & Reviews
Implement successful solid waste analysis and minimization strategies
Provide sustainable solutions to solid waste issues with help from this hands-on guide. Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization: A Systems Approach offers up-to-date technical details on current and potential solid waste minimization practices. This authoritative resource presents a framework for the proper application of solid waste analysis tools, and demonstrates the benefits in terms of environmental impact, process efficiencies, and financial enhancement. Twenty-one real-world case studies covering all industries, from manufacturing to service facilities, are included.
Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization: A Systems Approach covers:
A hands-on manual for waste assessment, analysis, and minimization--featuring industry-based case studies
This authoritative guide provides a framework for the proper application of solid waste analysis tools and demonstrates the benefits in terms of environmental impact, process efficiencies, and financial enhancement.
Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization offers a general approach on how to conduct solid waste assessments in a practical manner. It includes recommendations designed to increase manufacturing competitiveness by reducing solid waste disposal costs, reducing energy costs, and optimizing use of raw materials, packaging, and floor space. 75 case studies and a detailed reference list of vendors are included.
Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization: A Systems Approach
About the Author
Matthew J. Franchetti is currently an assistant professor of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering and director of undergraduate studies of the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Programs at The University of Toledo.
Table of Contents
Pt. 1. Why solid waste reduction? — pt. 2. Solid waste assessment strategies — pt. 3. Solid waste generation modeling: characterization, prediction, and evaluation — pt. 4. Case studies.
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