Materials and Energy Recovery

  • P. Aarne Vesilind
  • Norman C. Pereira
Part of the Handbook of Environmental Engineering book series (HEE, volume 2)


Solid waste management has through the years consisted of collection and disposal. Technological advances have for the most part been in collection equipment design, incinerator efficiency, and landfill operation. In short, the objective has been to “pick it up and put it down,” at the lowest possible cost.


Solid Waste Municipal Solid Waste Anaerobic Digestion Ferrous Metal Energy Recovery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Aarne Vesilind
    • 1
  • Norman C. Pereira
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringDuke UniversityDurhamUSA
  2. 2.Monsanto CompanySt. LouisUSA

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