Waste Problems and Management in Developing Countries


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Waste Problems and Management in Developing Countries Editors: Shazia Iqbal, Moazzam Jamil, Umair Riaz Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Apple Academic Press Inc.
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Pages: 370 Illustrations and other contents: 23 Tables, black and white; 12 Illustrations, color; 52 Illustrations, black and white Language: English ISBN: 9781774910542 Categories: , ,

This new volume offers effective solutions to the mismanagement of waste, particularly in developing countries, by providing an understanding of different types of wastes, their generation, and use of advanced technologies for waste management, and by focusing on integrating the technical and regulatory complexities of waste management. Waste Problems and Management in Developing Countries provides a comprehensive overview of the characterization, issues, and regulatory development of waste management for sustainable solutions and prevention techniques. It covers the various types of pollution, including pollution from plastics, industrial activities, metals, livestock, healthcare, food loss and waste, etc. It explores new techniques for thermal and radioactive waste management and includes such methods as vermicomposting and composting for organic wastes management and profitable use. The volume also looks at the role of modern technologies and legislation measures to manage biosolid waste. The volume includes numerous data sets obtained from various surveys and highlights special categories of waste that may not fit precisely into either RCRA Subtitle D (solid wastes) or Subtitle C (hazardous wastes). Academicians, researchers, and students will find the volume to be a comprehensible volume about waste management and its diversity, exploration, exploitation, and management strategies.

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Author Biography

Umair Riaz, PhD, is working in the Department of Soil & Environmental Sciences at MNS University of Agriculture Multan, Pakistan. Dr. Riaz also served as a Scientific Officer (Lab) for six years in the Soil and Water Testing Laboratory for Research, Bahawalpur, Pakistan, specializing in waste management, metal toxicology, phytochemistry, and phytoremediation. Dr. Riaz's research interests are related to the development of new fertilizer technology based on nanochemistry with an emphasis on plant nutrition. He has supervised graduate and postgraduate students of environmental sciences for the past several years. He is the author of more than 30 research papers and book chapters, and he has presented and participated in numerous state, national, and international conferences, seminars, workshops, and symposia. Dr. Riaz has worked as a research associate in Higher Education Commission (HEC) funded projects regarding field studies. He has received many awards, appreciations, and recognitions for his services to the science of soil, water, pesticide, and fertilizer testing analysis. He has also served as an editorial board member and reviewer of international journals. Shazia Iqbal, PhD, specializes in rhizosphere and phosphorus availability to plants. She conducted her research work on the effects of rhizosphere properties and microbial community on phosphorus availability. She has published many papers in national and international journals as well as having published more than 10 book chapters with international publishers. She also worked as a reviewer of international journals. She has presented her research work at many national and international seminars, workshops, symposia, and conferences and is a member of the International Soil Science Society. She is an active participant in national and international science activities. She recently completed her PhD in soil sciences at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. During her academic era, she has received many certificates and awards of merit. Moazzam Jamil, PhD, is Professor (Chairman)/Registrar at the Department of Soil Science at Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan. Dr. Jamil has expertise in soil fertility and plant nutrition. He has published more than 100 research papers and book chapters in well-reputed journals and books. Dr. Jamil supervised more than 40 graduate and postgraduate students. He is the recipient of several fellowships at both national and international levels. He also served as an Agricultural Officer (Lab) at the Soil and Water Testing Laboratory for Research, Bahawalpur. Currently, he is involved with a number of international research projects with various government organizations. He has organized international conferences, workshops, and seminars. He is a member of various national and international societies and has served as a reviewer and editor for professional journals.