Waste Management and Minimization theme is a component of Encyclopedia of Environmental and Ecological Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias.
The book on Waste Management and Minimization contains contributions from distinguished experts in the field, discusses waste treatment, management and minimization. This volume is aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College students Educators, Professional practitioners, Research personnel and Policy analysts, managers, and decision makers and NGOs.
Dr Stephen Smith is a lecturer in Environmental Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Imperial College, London and he is the Director of the Centre for Environmental Engineering and Waste Management. Dr Smith is a specialist in sludge management issues and is recognized in particular for his expertise and research on the environmental effects of recycling sewage sludge in agriculture and on the agronomic value of sludge. Dr Smith has written more than 100 reports and scientific papers on the subject of the agricultural utilization of sewage sludge for the UK Government and Water Industry, and this experience culminated in the publication of a text-book on the subject. He has also worked overseas on sludge management problems and was the principal environmental scientist assigned to develop the sewage sludge disposal strategy for Cairo.
Chris Cheeseman, and Nick Blakey, Imperial College, UK.