Wastes From Industrial and Commercial Activities

  • Ramesha Chandrappa
  • Diganta Bhusan Das
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)


In general, waste quantities are an indication of the loss of resources and the hazardous fraction in the wastes indicate the priorities and challenges for efficient waste management strategies. The specific challenges for waste management for municipal and industrial wastes are both similar, and yet uniquely different. Compositions of wastes within each category vary enormously, but as a general rule, industrial waste streams contain a wider variety and more concentrated form of hazardous materials requiring special technologies and handling procedures for them.


Solid Waste Food Waste Blast Furnace Slag Basic Oxygen Furnace Oily Sludge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Biomedical WasteKarnataka State Pollution Control BoardBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Chemical Engineering DepartmentLoughborough UniversityLoughboroughUK

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