320 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2008-10-03 Pharmaceuticals and personal care products—we can't live without them. Can the environment survive with them? Pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) are increasingly being recognized as micropollutants. In this context, pharmaceutical products encompass a diverse range of drugs used to treat various illnesses, and p...[Read More]
280 pages , Berghahn Books , 2006-06-30 With the enlargement of the European Union, the accession countries are coming under pressure to develop and meet EU standards for environmental protection and sustainable development. In this ongoing process, global economic liberalization, regulatory policy, conservation, and lifestyle issues are all involved, and creative soluti...[Read More]
202 pages , Asq Press , 2002-01 Many companies that have a successful ISO 9001, or QS-9000 quality management system in place have found it highly profitable to expand that system to accommodate the environmental ISO 14001 requirements. Now the best tool to help you do just that, has been updated to compare ISO 14001 to ISO 9001:2000 requirements. Integrating ISO 14001 I...[Read More]
722 pages , 2014-07 Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 2014 International Conference on Material Science and Environmental Engineering (MSEE2014), March 21-23, 2014, Changsha, Hunan, China. The 126 papers are grouped as follows: Chapter 1: Chemical Materials, Chapter 2: Metal Materials and Alloys, Chapter 3: Electronic Materials, Chapter 4: Nano-Scale and Amor...[Read More]
383 pages , National Academies Press , 2012-03-13 Science, engineering, and technology permeate nearly every facet of modern life and hold the key to solving many of humanity's most pressing current and future challenges. The United States' position in the global economy is declining, in part because U.S. workers lack fundamental knowledge in these fields. To address the...[Read More]
Downsizer is a virtual community, run on a not-for-profit basis, which describes itself as "a resource for people who want to live more sustainably". Its website includes articles on sustainable living and a popular forum with over 4,500 registered members.
24 pages , 2017-01-01 Green energy and climate change are hot-button topics these days. Using simple language, this series helps readers understand green energy and how it can help the planet. Each book covers one type of energy commonly used in construction, for fuel, or to power our infrastructure. Full-color photos and in-depth information help the reader grasp each type of e...[Read More]