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Hazardous Waste Managment

Author Name: Pravin Khandve | Format: Paperback | Genre : Technology & Engineering | Other Details

"Hazardous Waste Management" is a comprehensive guide that discusses the essential aspects of hazardous waste management, including storage, collection, identification, and disposal. The book starts with an introduction to hazardous waste, its definitions, classification, and the need for its management. It then moves on to discuss the various storage and collection methods, equipment used for collection, and the challenges faced by developing countries. The identification of hazardous waste, its characteristics, identification methods, and management plan components are also discussed in detail. The book covers the quantities of hazardous waste generated, types of hazardous waste, generation rates, and trends in hazardous waste generation, along with legal frameworks for its implementation. The book further delves into hazardous waste minimization strategies, the impact of waste minimization on human health and the environment, and the methods for hazardous waste disposal, including incineration, secured landfill, chemical treatment, bioremediation, recycling, and physiochemical treatment. Finally, the book covers the management of nuclear and e-waste, biomedical and chemical waste management, and emerging issues, advancements, and sustainable practices in hazardous waste management. The book also discusses common treatment, storage, and disposal facilities for hazardous waste management in India. The Book is a must-read for students, professionals, and policymakers involved in environmental science, waste management, and sustainability.

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Pravin Khandve

The author is a Graduate in B.E. Civil Engineering and M. Tech in Environment Engineering along with other academic qualifications in – PG Diploma in Business Management, Interior Decoration, Journalism, Information Technology, Office Automation & Financial Accounting, and B. A. in Sociology. He is having Industrial Experience of 8 Years from 1990 to 1998 and Teaching Experience of 24 Years till date and presently working as Vice Principal and Head of Civil Engineering at Prof Ram Meghe College of Engineering & Management, Amravati. He is the founder secretary of Ekatmik Paryavaran Mitra Sanstha and Executive Editor of the International Journal for Chemical and Physical Sciences. He has participated in 14 National and 6 International Conferences and published 24 Research papers in various International Journals. The author is honored with various awards for Rain Water Harvesting Best Project Award, ISTE Best Presentation Award, UBI Best Teacher Award, ISTE Best Poster Presentation Award, ICI Best Structure Runner-Up Award, IISF Bharat Gaurav Award, Art of Living Jal Doot Award, Amravati Pani Foundation Jal Shakti Abhiyan Award, Industry 4.0 Best Paper Award and IWWA Best Lecture Award. His two Interviews on Water Conservation and Rain Water Harvesting were broadcasted by Amravati Aakash Wani. His other Marathi book titles are – Chikhaldara Tourist Guide, Employability Skill Part-I & II, Effective Study Techniques, Rain Water Harvesting - Need of Hour, and Become an Environment Friends. The author has also published a separate book on Municipal Solid Waste Management.