Waste Management and Clean Energy Production from Municipal Solid Waste

Maria Laura Mastellone, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Environmental, Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, Second University of Naples Via Vivaldi, Caserta, Italy

Series: Waste and Waste Management
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Waste-to-Energy is one of the key technologies for sustainable waste management. The book by Laura Mastellone offers a comprehensive overview of the various processes for thermal waste treatment such as incineration, pyrolysis, and gasification. It is instrumental for understanding objectives, functioning, residues, and environmental impacts of thermal processes. “Waste Management and Clean Energy Production from Municipal Solid Waste” is a worthwhile read for any expert in the field of resources and waste management. (Imprint: Nova)

"This very interesting book provides a good overview of the properties and applications of Electrochemical Advanced Oxidation Processes for waste water sludge treatment and it is a good starting point for interested readers to obtain up-to-date information on this topic. The numerous references for each chapter will also provide further invaluable information for researchers." - Marco Panizza, PhD., Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Genoa, Italy

"Waste-to-Energy is one of the key technologies for sustainable waste management. The book by Laura Mastellone offers a comprehensive overview of the various processes for thermal waste treatment such as incineration, pyrolysis, and gasification. It is instrumental for understanding objectives, functioning, residues, and environmental impacts of thermal processes. Waste Management and Clean Energy Production from Municipal Solid Waste is worthwhile reading for any expert in the field of resources and waste management.” - Paul Hans Brunner, Professor, University of Wien, Austria

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Audience: Waste management planners and stakeholders can find a guide about the correct implementation of a waste management system (WMS) by focusing at the real targets obtainable by the waste management. It is not necessary to be expert in the field or having an engineering background to achieve the largest part of the general information contained in the book even though the technical audience can obtain specific data about incineration, gasification and anaerobic digestion processes useful for designing purposes.

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