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Mining the Urban Waste Stream for Energy: Options, Technological Limitations, & Lessons form the Field
John Ashworth. Urban liquid & solid wastes (UW) are a problem worldwide. Yet UW can also be seen as valuable resource -- “urban gold”. UW contains valuable materials such as aluminum & steel that can be recovered & sold. The vegetative portions of UW can produce a BTU gas that can be used for household cooking, or electricity generation. Combustible fractions of the UW stream -- paper, cardboard, plastic -- have a high energy content that can be “mined” to meet energy needs. Chapters: avail., characteristics, & disposition of UW; tech. for converting UW to energy; tech. applications & innovations in developing countries; economics of converting developing country UW to energy; & greenhouse gas reductions: lessons & strategies. Charts & tables.
Small Sects in America (rev. ed.)
American Short Story, 1945-1980: A Critical History
American Vegetarian Resource Directory: Some Signposts on the Journey Towards a Healthier, More Ethically & Environmentally Balanced Lifestyle
Who’s in Control? Polar Politics & the Sensible Center
Suggestions of Abuse: True & False Memories of Childhood Sexual Trauma
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