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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.
Around the American Table: Treasured Recipes & Food Traditions from the American Cookery Collections of the New York Public Library
Secret War in Shanghai: An Untold Story of Espionage, Intrigue, & Treason
Reading from the Heart: Women, Literature & the Search for True Love
Behavior & Learning of Animal Babies
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