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Disposal and management of solid waste : pathogens and diseases

Author: Eliot Epstein
Publisher: Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, 2015.
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"In developed countries wastewater and sewage sludge are disposed by means that reduce or minimize exposure by humans to disease organisms. Most municipal solid waste goes to landfills which have liners to protect ground water. Humans are often exposed to pathogens, resulting in serious diseases from the disposal of human and animal wastes. This book describes the various pathogens and diseases that can be found in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Epstein, Eliot, 1929-
Disposal and management of solid waste
(DLC) 2014033131
(OCoLC)889688512
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eliot Epstein
ISBN: 9781482248159 1482248158
OCLC Number: 903646016
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Chapter 1. Pathogens and diseases associated with disposal and management of solid waste --
chapter 2. Risk and exposure --
chapter 3. Odors as a health issue --
chapter 4. Pathogens and diseases of solid wastes : municipal solid waste or garbage --
chapter 5. Pathogens and diseases of sewage sludge, septage, and human fecal matter --
chapter 6. Pathogens in soils --
chapter 7. Geophagy and human pathogens in plants --
chapter 8. Bioaerosols --
chapter 9. Pathogens in animal waste and manures --
chapter 10. Pathogens in food and water --
chapter 11. Disposal and management of solid waste.
Responsibility: author, Eliot Epstein.

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"In developed countries wastewater and sewage sludge are disposed by means that reduce or minimize exposure by humans to disease organisms. Most municipal solid waste goes to landfills which have liners to protect ground water. Humans are often exposed to pathogens, resulting in serious diseases from the disposal of human and animal wastes. This book describes the various pathogens and diseases that can be found in solid waste and describes the means and opportunities for disposal and management of various solid waste materials"--
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