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Main Title Disposal and management of solid waste : pathogens and diseases /
Author Epstein, Eliot,
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 2015
Call Number QR48.E67 2015
ISBN 9781482248159 (e-book : PDF); 9781482248142 (hardback)
Subjects Sanitary microbiology. ; Pathogenic microorganisms. ; Refuse and refuse disposal--Heatlth aspects. ; Refuse and refuse disposal--Toxicology. ; Sewage--Microbiology. ; Diseases--Causes and theories of causation.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Collation 1 online resource : text file, PDF
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
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. "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"--