By combining integrated solid waste management with the traditional coverage of landfills, this new edition offers the first comprehensive guide to managing the entire solid waste cycle, from collection, to recycling, to eventual disposal. â Includes new material on source reduction, recycling, composting, contamination soil remediation, incineration, and medical waste management. â Presents up-to-date chapters on bioreactor landfills, wetland mitigation, and landfill remediation. â Offers comprehensive coverage of the role of geotechnical engineering in a wide variety of environmental issues.
AMALENDU BAGCHI is a senior engineer with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, where he is involved in various solid waste management-related initiatives, including landfill design.