Solid Waste Disposal

Solid wastes differ from air and water pollutants since these wastes remain at the point of origin until a decision is made to collect and dispose of them. There are several means of disposal available including recycling, chemical conversion, incineration, pyrolysis, and landfill. Federal regulations, local conditions, and overall economics generally determine which method is the most acceptable. RECYCLING AND CHEMICAL CONVERSION. Resource recovery is a factor often overlooked in waste...

Problems

Using Chemical Abstracts as a basis, list the original source, title, author, and brief abstract of three published articles dealing with three different processes for producing formaldehyde. 2. Prepare, in the form of a flow sheet, an outline showing the sequence of steps in the complete development of a plant for producing formaldehyde. A detailed analysis of the points to be considered at each step should be included. The outline should take the project from the initial idea to the stage...