Appropriate Waste Management for Developing Countries

  • Kriton Curi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Frank D. Schaumburg
    Pages 31-37
  3. Paul M. Benthouex, David K. Stevens
    Pages 65-80
  4. Volker E. Mayer, Mark R. Matsumoto, George Tchobanoglous
    Pages 111-126
  5. Andreas D. Andreadakis
    Pages 139-151
  6. Derin Orhon, Yasemin Cimsit, Ethem Gbönenç
    Pages 175-191
  7. D. G. Christoulas, A. Andreadakis, A. Kouzeli-Katsiri
    Pages 227-234
  8. R. P. Mathur, Anil K. Sinha
    Pages 235-245
  9. S. Giray Velioğlu, Kriton Curi, Ahmet Baban, Necdet Alpaslan
    Pages 247-264
  10. Owen Collins, James Picken, Leonard Harris
    Pages 275-289
  11. Kriton Curi, S. Giray Velioğlu, M. Haluk Sur
    Pages 291-310
  12. C. Russo, G. L. Sant’Anna Jr., Sonia Elisa de Carvalho Pereira
    Pages 311-325
  13. S. T. Nesaratnam, A. M. Al-Husseini
    Pages 371-381
  14. John L. Carden Jr.
    Pages 383-394
  15. E. Papachristou, G. Vasilikiotis, C. Alexiades
    Pages 395-404
  16. John Taylor Jr., David Walrath
    Pages 425-442
  17. Sergio A. S. Almeida, Russell G. Ludwig
    Pages 443-458
  18. Aysen Müezzinoğlu, Adnan Akyarli, Bataçar Baysal, Füsun Şengül
    Pages 475-492
  19. F. Soub, A. Mahasneh
    Pages 493-514
  20. Pedro C. da Costa, J. M. Novais
    Pages 515-520
  21. S. Velchamy, R. P. Mathur, I. Mehrota
    Pages 521-532
  22. T. Okubo, J. Matsumoto
    Pages 533-547
  23. Yves Smeers, Daniel Tyteca
    Pages 599-618
  24. Coşkun Yurteri, Semra Siber
    Pages 633-642
  25. Nexhat M. Daci, Mandushe Berisha, Salih T. Gashi
    Pages 657-663
  26. Back Matter
    Pages 665-673

About this book


The importance of protecting the environment against pollution is an objective which gained international acceptance in the recent years. According to the first principle of the Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment which took place in Stockholm in 1972, "man .... bears a solemn responsibility to protect and improve the environment for present and future genera­ tions". The United Nations again in their desire to improve the sanitation conditions allover the world decided to proclaim the period between 1981-1990 as the "International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade." Although attempts have been made by inter­ national organizations to prevent pollution, it is difficult to say that these attempts gave satisfactory results in developing countries. The most common reasons of failure are: a) To find solutions to their environmental problems, develop­ ing countries usually seek the assistance of engineers and scientists from developed countries. Many times, how­ ever, either out of ignorance of the local condition or due to financial motivations, these experts come out with solutions which are far from being considered as the "most appropriate." As a result, the basic objective of protecting the environment is not achieved. b) Attempts made by developed countries to "export" their wastes - especially the hazardous ones - to the developing world, is another danger - and sometimes reason of failure­ encountered in the field of Environmental Management.


Flotation Recycling biomass environment nitrogen plant waste disposal waste management wastewater wastewater management wastewater treatment water

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  1. 1.Boğaziçi UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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