Where and how wastes disappear, and how the environment is affected by the process, are issues that affect cities and towns around the world. Recent investigations have convincingly shown that waste poses water, air, and public health dangers that necessitate highly efficient engineered controls. An inexpensive, effective, method for assessing impa

chapter 1|12 pages


chapter 2|60 pages

Physical Characteristics of Waste Sites

chapter 4|42 pages

Waste Site Ecology

chapter 5|46 pages

Moisture and Heat Flows

chapter 6|40 pages

Heat Generation and Transport

chapter 7|62 pages

The Kinetics of Decomposition of Wastes

chapter 8|30 pages

Decomposition Issues

chapter 9|12 pages

Sensitivity Analysis and Conclusions