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  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Kamal T. Hindy;
    Publisher: Emerald

    Investigates the characterization of cement dust collected by electrostatic precipitators and fabric filters to study its ability to be used as a concrete material. The study includes 26 cement dust samples collected from different points on dry process lines in four of...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Warren Mellor; Elizabeth Williams; Gary C. Stevens; Roland Clift; Adisa Azapagic;
    Publisher: Emerald

    This paper presents a framework for modelling polymer material flows through industrial processes with a focus on the recovery, re‐use and recycling of waste polymer materials within a life cycle approach. This is achieved by comparison of material characteristics at al...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    R. Kerry Turner; J.C. Powell;
    Publisher: Emerald

    Future waste management in the UK will have to address the problem of rising costs of waste disposal. The current financial costs of landfill disposal represent an under pricing of the waste assimilative capacity of the environment. Economic, social and political pressu...

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    Closed Access
    Authors: 
    Kauko K. Mäkinen;
    Publisher: Emerald

    Dental caries is caused by a diet‐associated pathologic process affecting the teeth. This is an infectious, transmissible disease, the infecting agents being specific micro‐organisms, with a streptococcal species, i.e. Streptococcus mutans (or other members of the so‐ca...

  • Closed Access
    Authors: 
    John E. Ehiri; M. H. Birley;
    Publisher: Emerald

    This paper, which is based on experience from a recent, large, social‐marketing intervention to improve reproductive health in Orissa, India, reviews evidence of harmful effects of improper disposal of male condoms, e.g. ingestion by cattle, effects on humans (e.g. rag ...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Kazutaka Kogi; Tsuyoshi Kawakami;
    Publisher: Emerald

    Describes how many Asia‐Pacific countries have experienced a major shift in occupational health services in the last two decades. There is an extension of occupational health services with more co‐ordinated efforts of all social partners, action programmes with emphasis...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Krishna R. Reddy; Robin Semer; Jeffrey A. Adams;
    Publisher: Emerald

    This paper presents the results of laboratory experiments that investigate the removal of volatile organic compounds from saturated soils through the use of air sparging. Three series of experiments were performed in a column test apparatus using two different soils to ...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Paul S Phillips; Julia D Fraser; Anthony R Denman;
    Publisher: Emerald

    Northamptonshire is classified as a radon affected area, with greater than 1 per cent of houses being above the UK action level of 200Bq/m–3. New houses, in areas where >10 per cent are above the action level, have to have primary protection of a radon‐proof membrane...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Ljiljana Skender; Višnja Karačić;
    Publisher: Emerald

    Reveals the possible influence of trichloroethylene (TRI) and tetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene, PER) via drinking water on the body burden resulting from a study of 55 subjects with no known solvent exposure, selected from the residents of the city of Zagreb. TRI ...

  • Open Access
    Authors: 
    Giovanni Azzone; Raffaella Bianchi; Renato Mauri; Giuliano Noci;
    Publisher: Emerald

    Over the last decades, public opinion, governments and regulators have forced executives of both large and small corporations to improve their environmental performance and, for this reason, to consider the environment as a significant competitive priority. The objectiv...