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Generation and management of construction and demolition waste in Greece—an existing challenge
In Greece, the construction industry has been developing rapidly over the past decades and the Olympic Games that, will be held in Athens in 2004 have made this development even more intense. TheExpand
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Effect of acid treatment on the removal of heavy metals from sewage sludge
In this paper, sludge samples that were collected from the municipal wastewater treatment plant in Psittalia (Athens, Greece) were subjected to acid treatment using sulphuric acid. Furthermore, aExpand
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Household hazardous waste management: a review.
This paper deals with the waste stream of household hazardous waste (HHW) presenting existing management systems, legislation overview and other relevant quantitative and qualitative information.Expand
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Improvement of the quality of sewage sludge compost by adding natural clinoptilolite
Zeolites are naturally occurring minerals characterized by high cation exchange and adsorption capacity and, thus, are used for metal uptake from sewage sludge subjected to composting process. In theExpand
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Performance of a new household composter during in-home testing.
This article presents the methodology and the results of the performance testing of a prototype system for the production of high quality compost from biodegradable household waste separated at theExpand
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Multi-criteria analysis for the determination of the best WEEE management scenario in Cyprus.
Waste from electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) constitutes one of the most complicated solid waste streams in terms of its composition, and, as a result, it is difficult to be effectivelyExpand
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Multi-criteria decision aid approach for the selection of the best compromise management scheme for ELVs: the case of Cyprus.
Each alternative scheme for treating a vehicle at its end of life has its own consequences from a social, environmental, economic and technical point of view. Furthermore, the criteria used toExpand
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Preliminary study for the management of construction and demolition waste
This paper refers to the management of the construction and demolition (C&D) waste since, according to the EU Waste Strategy, C&D waste is considered to be one of the priority waste streams andExpand
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Removal of Cu(II) in fixed bed and batch reactors using natural zeolite and exfoliated vermiculite as adsorbents
Abstract The ability of natural zeolite (clinoptilolite) and exfoliated vermiculite to remove copper from aqueous solutions was studied in fixed bed column and batch reactors. The effect of agitationExpand
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Overview of water usage and wastewater management in the food and beverage industry.
AbstractFood and beverage industry is one of the major contributors to the growth of all economies. In European Union, it constitutes the largest manufacturing sector in terms of turnover, valueExpand
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