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Analysis of hybrid waste-to-energy for medium-sized cities
Urban centers have a huge demand for electricity and the growing problem of the solid waste management generated by their population, a relevant social and administrative problem. The correct disposal of the municipal solid ...
Waste management barriers in developing country hospitals: Case study and AHP analysis
Healthcare waste management is an essential field for both researchers and practitioners. Although there have been few studies using statistical methods for its evaluation, it has been the subject of several studies in ...
Waste Management Plan For Higher Education Institutions In Developing Countries: The Continuous Improvement Cycle Model
(Elsevier Sci LtdOxford, 2017)
Residuos hospitalarios peligrosos en un centro de alta complejidad
(Sociedad Médica de Santiago, 2007)
Composition and quantification of the anthropogenic and natural fractions of wastes collected from the stormwater drainage system for discussions about the waste management and people behavior
A study was made of the composition of wastes collected from the pipes of the stormwater drainage system of Sorocaba, SP, Brazil (600 thousand inhabitants). A total of 10 samples weighing at least 100 kg each were sorted ...
Waste of leaf-cutting ants: disposal, nest structure, and abiotic soil factors around internal waste chambers
Leaf-cutting ants produce large quantities of waste that harbor bacteria and fungi that are harmful to the colony. To be protected from these pathogens, the workers of Atta species present a sophisticated organization to ...
Comparative lifecycle assessment of alternatives for waste management in Rio de Janeiro – Investigating the influence of an attributional or consequential approach
The environmental impacts from three management alternatives for organic fraction of municipal solid waste were compared using lifecycle assessment methodology. The alternatives (sanitary landfill, selective collection of ...