Organic Waste: Management Strategies, Environmental Impact and Emerging Regulations


Mark Collins (Editor)

Series: Waste and Waste Management
BISAC: TEC010020

The accumulation of solid organic waste is thought to be reaching critical levels in almost all regions of the world. Organic waste needs to be managed in a sustainable way to avoid depletion of natural resources, minimize risk to human health, reduce environmental burdens and maintain an overall balance in the ecosystem. This book reviews different management strategies for organic waste, as well as its environmental impact and regulations that have emerged. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Food Waste Management Options: a Case Study of Hope Park Campus, Liverpool Hope University, United Kingdom
Shayeb Shahariar and Paul Rooney (Department of Soil Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, and others)

Chapter 2. Zero-Emission Management of Organic Fisheries’ Waste and Its Favorable Impact on the Environment
Joong Kyun Kim, Hyun Yi Jung and Ja Young Cho (Department of Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea)

Chapter 3. The Use of CFD in Design and Optimization of Wastewater Treatment Units: A Review
Leonardo Machado da Rosa (University of Blumenau, Blumenau, Brazil), Daniela Maria Koerich (Federal University of São Carlos, São Carlos, Brazil, and Saulo Varela Della Giustina, Catalan Institute of Water Research, Girona, Spain)

Chapter 4. Industrial Symbiosis: A Sustainable Approach for Territorial Development through the Reuse of Biomass
G. Vinci, M. Musarra, A. Esposito, and F. D’Ascenzo (Sapienza University of Rome, Department of Management, Rome, Italy)

Chapter 5. Biogas Production from Organic Waste: A Focus on Microbial Methanogenesis
Habiba M. Raji and Bishir Musa (Department of Microbiology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria)

Chapter 6. The Environmental Impact of Biosolids’ Land Application
Silvana Irene Torri and Marisol Natalia Cabrera (Facultad de Agronomía, Universidad de Buenos. Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina, and others)


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