Proceedings of

21st International Conference on

  Solid Waste Technology and Management

Philadelphia, PA USA 

March 26-29, 2006

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 SESSION 1A

Landfill  1

“Closure and after-care of landfills in Finland and the United Kingdom,” Katarzyna Kreft-Burman, Darron Dixon-Hardy, UK

 

 

“The intermediate soil cover effect on the methanogenic phase of Municipal Solid Waste degradation,”, L. Marquez Benavide, O. Buenrostro-Delgado, L.,Ochoa-Franco,  M. Villicana-Mendez, Mexico

 

 

 

“Geotechnical Properties of Ankara Clay as a Sanitary Landfill Bottom Liner Material” Haluk Akgün, Turkey Robert B. Wallace, USA

 

 

 

 

SESSION 1B

Industrial and Hazardous Wastes

 

 

Radiographic Film Wastes Management in Thailand and Cleaner Technology of Silver Leaching ,” Khunprasert, P, Grisdanurak, N , THAILAND

 

 

Environmental pollution control from Pulp and Paper Mill Effluent- A study of COD removal by inexpensive Agro based Adsorbents,” Tony Sarvinder Singh,  Rekha USA

 

 

 

SESSION 1C

                                                                                                    Composting

 

“Co-composting of olive mill solid waste and chicken manure,”Bassim Eid Abbassi, Jordan

 

A Critical Assessment of Aerobic Composting as part of Solid Waste Management Solutions for Irish Institutions,” Paul D. Hynds, Vincent A. Dodd, Ireland

 

Modelling Compost Site Hydrology using USEPA SWMM,” Ljubisa Kalaba, Bruce G. Wilson, Canada

 

“EFFICIENT USE OF COMPOSTING AND BIOLOGICAL TREATMENT UNITS FOR AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE – CRETE ISLAND HERAKLION DISTRICT,” T. Koliopoulos, Greece

 

“Quantifying Household Waste Diversion from Landfill Disposal by Home Composting and Kerbside Collection” Olympia Mitaftsi, Stephen R. Smith, UK

 

“Challenges in Composting Food Wastes” William F. Ritter, USA Menghou Sung, Taiwan

 

 

SESSION 2A

                                                                                             Bioreactor Landfills

“Effect of salt on the performance of lab-scale bioreactor landfills with sludge addition”, Salem Alkaabi, Paul J. Van Geel, Mostafa A. Warith, Canada

 

“Seismic Velocity Analysis to Determine Moisture Distribution in a Bioreactor Landfill”, Andrea J. Catley, Claire Samson, Paul J. Van Geel, Canada

 

“Stability of Bioreactor Landfill with Decomposition – A Numerical Modeling”, Mohamed A. Haque, MD Sahadat Hossain, USA

 

“An Innovative Technique for Ensuring Sustainability of Landfills: The Sustainable Landfill Biocell Technology”,   J.P.A. Hettiaratchi, M.D.N. Perera, D. Davies, Jasna Hundal, David VanEverdingen, Canada

 

 

SESSION 2B

                                                                                             Program Evaluation

 

“Improving the Evaluation of the UK’s Waste Minimisation Clubs”, Thomas Coskeran, Steve Smith, Paul Phillips, UK

“The use of decision support tools in dealing with complex societal problems”, Morrissey, A., Ireland  Woolridge, A., England.

 

“Environmental Non Governmental Organizations in China and India – A Review of groups handling solid waste issues”, Reeni Samuel, Dr. V. Thanikachalam, India

 

“MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PROBLEM IN NIGERIA – THE ROLE OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE OPERATORS”, Jerry E. Uhuo and Mrs R. A. Audu, Nigeria

 

“Different ways of increasing MSW diversion”,  Thomas Woollam, Anthony Griffiths, Keith Williams, UK.

 

“Environmental Non Governmental Organizations in China and India – A Review of groups handling solid waste issues”

Reeni Samuel, Dr. V. Thanikachalam, India

 

“Public private Partnership Project in Collection, Segregation, Transportation and Disposal of Municipal Solid Waste In Half of Delhi City”, Surinder Pal, Ravi Dass, India

 

 SESSION 2C

                                                                                            Utilization of Fly Ash

 

“Role of Flyash in Stabilization of Electroplating Waste”, M.M. Ashhar, India

 

“Use of Flyash in Stabilization of Expansive Soil”, M.M. Ashhar, India

 

“Potential Cementitious Reactivity of MSWI Fly Ashes and Its Immobilization Effect by Cement”, Huisheng Shi,   Ling Yuan, China      

 

 

 

 

 

 

   SESSION 2D

                                                                        Research Advances

 

“Viability of Treating Granulated Rubber Sand with Cement and Fly Ash Additives”, Ashraf Ghaly, USA Tomas Redina, CZ

 

Triaxial Testing of Cemented Rubberized Sand”, Ashraf Ghaly, Hilary Guernsey, USA

 

“Compression Characteristics of Solid Waste after Dynamic Compaction”, Joseph J. Lifrieri, Rambod Hadidi, Walter W. Burke, Mayur B. Desai, USA

 

“Anaerobic Digestion of Land-Based Aquaculture Solids”, Manoj Kumar Ramachandran, Kripa S. Singh, Bruce G. Wilson, Christine Rinehart, Debraj Bhattacharyya, Canada

 

SESSION 3A

                                                                         Mining Wastes

 

“Fine fraction mining wastes as material for civil engineering applications”, Jacek Kawalec, Poland

 

“Characteristics of Chat-Asphalt for Road Base Application”, Nazimuddin M. Wasiuddin, Musharraf M. Zaman,  Robert W. Nairn, Nishad Kolothody, USA

 

 

SESSION 3B

Integrated Waste Management Studies

 

“Integrating Cart pushers and Scavengers in Lagos (Nigeria) Solid Waste Management”, Oluwole O. Akiyode, Olasunkanmi S. Sojinu, Nigeria

 

“Assessment of Private Sector Participation (PSP) in Solid Waste Management Practices in Nigeria.”, Oluwole O. Akiyode, Olasunkanmi S. Sojinu, Nigeria

 

“Waste management system in Mexico: history, state of the art and trends”, Carolina Armijo de Vega, Sara Ojeda-Benítez, Ana Luz Quintanilla Montoya, México

 

“THE ROLE OF INFORMAL PRIVATE SECTOR IN INTEGRATED SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT (ISWM) IN LAGOS, NIGERIA – A DEVELOPING COUNTRY.” Adebola Olugbenga, Lagos

 

“A  Reverse Logistics Systems Optimization Model for Integrated Computer Waste Management”, Poonam Khanijo  Ahluwalia, India Arvind K. Nema, India Amit Kumar USA

 

 

“The requirement for structured programmes and strategic drivers to deliver sustainable waste minimisation programmes; Waste Minimisation Club to Industrial Symbiosis.” Anne Woolridge, UK

 

“PRESENT SCENARIO OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN COIMBATORE CITY AND ITS FUTURISTIC ASPECTS OF IMPROVEMENT TOWARDS ECOFRIENDLINESS”, P.Meenakshi, India

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SESSION 3C

Remediation of Contaminated Sites

 

“BIOREMEDIATION OF OIL CONTAMINATED FINE SOILS BY BIOSLURRY REACTOR WITH SUPPORT MEDIA”, Tetsuji Okuda,  Wataru Nishijima, Martha Alcántara, Masahiro Suzuki, Chikara Matsui, Mitsumasa Okada, Tomohiro Kose, Japan

 

“NOVEL TECHNIQUE FOR SUSTAINABLE BROWNFIELD REMEDIATION OF ARSENIC CONTAMINATED SOILS”, Vishnu Priya Gadepalle, Sabeha K. Ouki, René van Herwijnen, Tony R. Hutchings, UK

 

“Numerical Modeling of Anaerobic Bioremediation of Chlorinated Organic Compounds for remediation of illegal dumping sites”, Kazuei Ishii, Tohru Furuichi, Noboru Tanikawa, Yasuyuki Sato and Toshihiro Komatsu, Japan

 

“EFFECTS OF ACID TREATMENT ON GEO-ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS IN THE ARIAKE SEA, JAPAN”, M.Azizul Moqsud*, S. Hayashi,   Y.J. Du, D. Suetsugu, Y.Ushihara1, S.Tanaka, K. Okuzono, Japan

 

 

SESSION 3D

                                                    Use of Wastes in Construction Materials

 

“Contribution to the characterisation of the mechanical behaviour of a granular medium resulting from a municipal solid waste incineration for a potential use in road engineering”,  Frederic Becquart, Fabrice Bernard, Rachid Zentar, Nor Edine Abriak, France

“MARBLE WASTES AS A SUBSTITUTE IN HYDRAULIC CONCRETE”, Mouloud BELACHIA, Hynda AOUN, Houria HEBHOUB,   Algeria  

 “Evaluation of Energy Potential of a Municipal Solid Waste Landfill in Turkey”, E. Durmusoglu, M. Bakoglu, A. Karademir, S. Ayberk, Turkey

 

“Performance Characteristics of Asphalt Mixtures with Waste Vinyl”, Soon-Jae Lee, Serji N. Amirkhanian, USA Kwang W. Kim, Korea

 

“Evaluation of Effect of Volume and Length of Jute on Mechanical Properties of Asphalt Cement”, Brian Arledge, Ryan Veasy, Keith Maurer, Steven Melniczuk, Yusuf Mehta, Kauser Jahan, USA

 

“Use of Industrial By-Products in Producing Controlled Low-Strength Material (CLSM) – A Review”, Rafat Siddique, India

 

“Effects of Surface-activated Coal Gangue Aggregate on Properties of Cement-based Material”, Quanbing Yang  Beirong Zhu, China

 

“Vegeblock: Masonry Units from Recycled Waste and Vegetable Oil”, Zoorob S.E., Forth J.P., Bailey H.K, UK

 

“Effects of Surface-activated Coal Gangue Aggregate on Properties of Cement-based Material”, Quanbing Yang  Beirong Zhu, China

 

SESSION 4A

Landfill 2

 

“Use of GIS Technique as Decision Support Tool for Sanitary Landfill Siting”, M. El-Hoz, Lebanon

 

“Methods For Addressing Public Health Concerns At Municipal Solid Waste Landfills”, Sarah A. Foster, Paul C. Chrostowski, Benjamin Hoffman, USA

 

“Development of a Standard Operating Procedure for Measuring the Gypsum Content of Alternative Daily Cover Made from C&D Debris”, S. E. Musson, T. G. Townsend, Q. Xu, USA

 

“Biogenic Methane Oxidation of Landfill Gas:  A Pilot Biofilter Evaluation”, Andrew Philopoulos,  Christian Felske,  Daryl McCartney, Canada, Ulf Raesfeld, Germany

 

“Thin Biocovers (TBC): A Novel Approach in Controlling Methane Emissions from Landfills Accepting Biodegradable Organic Waste”, B.K. Rajbhandari, J.P.A. Hettiaratchi, O.D. Hurtado, Canada

 

SESSION 4B

                                                                                   Environmental Impacts

 

“Effect of Environmental Stress On Leaching And Performance Of S/S Product”, Rachana Malviya, Rubina Chaudhary, India.

 

 

SESSION 4C

Ash Treatment and Utilization

 

“Detection of heavy ions in polluted waters: use of chalcogenide sensors and pre-concentration module”, François Méar, Marc Essi, Annie Pradel, Michel Ribes, Philippe Sistat, Patrice Huguet, France

 

“Properties of Concrete Incorporating High Volumes of Low-Calcium Fly Ash and Steel Fibers”, Rafat Siddique, India

 

 

SESSION 4D

Recycling Strategies

 

 

“Waste Exchange Approach Program as Eco-industrial Estate Management in BangPoo Industrial Estate, Thailand”, Chantavit, U., Grisdanurak, N. Kamolsiripichaiporn, S., Thailand

 

“Proposal of Recycling Strategy for PET Bottles as Business Wastes in Japan”, Yasunori Takenaka, Tohru Furuichi, Kazuei Ishii, Noboru Tanikawa, Japan

 

“Do children take the recycling message home from school?”, Thomas Woollam, Anthony Griffiths, Keith Williams, UK

 

 

 

SESSION 5A

Agricultural Wastes

 

“UTILIZATION OF WASTE MATERIALS FOR REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AT OITI’S DISTRICT IN GREECE” T. Koliopoulos, Greece.

 

“Use of a Respirometer to Analyze the Degradability of Aquaculture Solids Using a Composting Process”, Manoj Kumar Ramachandran, Bruce G. Wilson, Kripa S. Singh, Canada.

 

“Multi step high rate anaerobic digestion process for the treatment of poultry litter”, A.Gangagni Rao, S.Surya Prakash, Johny Joseph, Annapurna Jetty, P.N.Sarma, India.

 

“Experiment and design on agricultural waste fired CFBB”, ZHANG Yan-guo, LI Qing-hai, MENG Ai-hong, and CHEN Chang-he, China

 

 

 

 

 

SESSION 5B

Recycling Technology

 

Enhancing the Performance of CRM Applications with the Addition of Polymer Modifiers”, Magdy Abdelrahman, USA

 

“On-line Imaging Based Spectroscopy and FT-IR Based Techniques for Ceramic Glass Contaminants Identification in Cullets Recycling”, S. Serranti, G. Bonifazi, Italy

 

“Studies utilizing high temperature feeding recycle resources ultra-light aggregate”, Su-Chen Huang, Ming-Yu Lee, Fang-Chih Chang, , Jeng-Ching Lee, Chu-Fang Wang, Jyh-Dong Lin, Taiwan

 

 

“Studies utilizing high temperature feeding recycle resources ultra-light aggregate”, Ming-Yu Lee, Su-Chen Huang, Fang-Chih Chang, Jyh-Dong Lin, Taiwan

 

“Study on the Recycling of Stone Processing Slurry for Environment Friendly Fertilizer”, Ming-Yu Lee, Su-Chen Huang, Fang-Chih Chang, , Jeng-Ching Lee, Jyh-Dong Lin, Chu-Fang Wang,  Taiwan

 

“Hypersepctral Imaging Based Techniques in Fluff Sortinag”, G. Bonifazi, S. Serranti, Italy

 

 

 

SESSION 5C

Landfill 3

 

“DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF HAZARDOUS WASTE LANDFILL FACILITY”, Saleh Al-Muzaini, Kuwait

 

“UNCERTAINTY ANALYSIS OF CHLORIDE CONCENTRATION IN LANDFILL LEACHATE”, Shoou-Yuh Chang, Farouk Mollah Banna, USA

 

“A Multi-Criteria Modular and Flexible decision aid tool for Landfill Siting using GIS”, Salah Sadek, Mutassem El Fadel, Fadi Freiha, Lebanon

 

“Remote Sensing and GIS as Decision Support Tool for Landfill Siting – A Case Study of Hyderabad Urban Area, India”, Padmaja Vuppala, SS. Asadi, Prof. M. Anji Reddy, India.

 

SESSION 6A

Community Involvement

 

 

Determinants of Recycling and Waste Minimisation Behaviour: the Case of Moulton, Northamptonshire, UK”, Anne Woolridge, Thomas Coskeran, Steve Smith, UK

 

                                                                                                SESSION 6B

                                                                                          Thermal Processing

 

“Performance Diagnosis for Large-Scale Waste Incineration Plant”, Jeng-Chung Chen, Kun-Ying Lin, Chi-Hua Li, Taiwan

 

“Burning High-Grade, Clean Fuel Made from Low-Grade Used Agricultural Plastics”, James W. Garthe, Bruce G. Miller, USA.

 

“Pelletisation of Solid Waste Residues to Produce Fuels for Advanced Thermal Treatment Processes”, Richard Marsh, Tony Griffiths, Keith Williams, UK

 

 

 

 

 

SESSION 6C

Sludge

 

“The New SlurryCarb™ Process Produces E-Fuel from Sludge”, Raymond J. Kearney, Kevin M. Bolin, USA

 

“Determination of kinetic parameters in the disinfection with ammonia of dehydrated physicochemical sludge from a bird slaughterhouse”, J M Méndez, A Alvarado-Lassman, C González and L A. López, México

“Solid Waste Management of Metakaolin-Lime Sludge-Phosphogypsum Blends as a Building Material”, M. S. Morsy, T. A.  Osman and M.M.  El-Shafei, Egypt

 

“Dewaterability of Water Treatment Plant Residuals”, Dorairaja Raghu, Hsin-Neng Hsieh, Swamy C. Basim, USA

 

“Effects of Fluxing Agents on Pouring Temperature of Industrial Sludge/MSWI Ash Melting Process”, Chih-Fu Teng and Kung-Cheh Li, Taiwan

 

“UTILISATION OF TEXTILE DYE WASH WATER SLUDGE IN THE MANUFACTURE OF BRICKS”, P.Meenakshi, India

 

 

SESSION 6D

Medical Wastes

 

“An investigation of hospital hazardous waste in Shiraz”, N. Talebbeydokhti, S. Kherandmand, Iran

 

“Constraints In Management Of Biomedical Waste In Smaller/ Rural Healthcare Settings And Possible Solutions”, Reema Banerjee, Shyamala K. Mani, India

 

 

 

SESSION 6E

Special Wastes

 

“The Pollution Prevention by Used Batteries at Universidad Autónoma de Baja California”, Luz E. Corrales C., Ma. Socorro Romero H. y Esthela Salazar E., México

 

“SiC & TiN treatment of wastes lead containing cathode-ray tubes glasses”, François Méar, Dr., Pascal G. Yot, Dr., Michel Ribes, Pr., France

 

“Ammunition Bunker Demolition Study”, Dr. Eddy Dean Smith, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Howard Weinick, <쌤ࣶ>USA

 

“A Review Of Mine Plan Implementation And Expansion Planning Of Gare IV/1 Open Cast Coal Mine, Chhattisgarh, India With Special Reference To Integrated Solid Waste Management”,  Marisha Sharma and Kasturi Gadgil, India

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                Session 6F

                                                                      New Environmental Approaches

 

“Testing of two mineral amended composts for remediation of heavy metal contaminated soil: metal immobilisation and performance of ryegrass”, René van Herwijnen, Sabeha K. Ouki, Vishnu Priya Gadepalle, Tony R. Hutchings, Any J. Moffat, Abir Al-Tabbaa, Mike L. Johns, UK

 

“Enviro-Physics Concept:Environmental Energy to Bioreactors, Biodegradation, Landfill & Others”, USA

 

“Green Energy… A New Role for Solid Waste Agencies”, James M. Rutala, USA

 

                                                                                                Session 7A

                                                                                Waste Composition Studies

 

 

 “Monitoring of Contaminants in Delaware Street Sweeping Residuals and Evaluation of Recycling/Disposal Options”,

Marianne Walch, USA

 

SESSION 7B

Industrial Wastes

 

 “DEVELOPMENT OF CERAMIC COATINGS USING RED MUD, A SOLID WASTE OF ALUMINA PLANTS”, Alok Satapathy, S.C. Mishra, P.V. Ananthapadmanabhan, K.P. Sreekumar, India

 

“Applications of Cement Kiln Dust (CKD) – An Overview”, Ritu Gupta, Rafat Siddique, India

 

“Characteristics of Blended Cement Pastes Containing Metakaolin Exposed to Elevated Temperature”, T. A. Osman, M. S. Morsy and S.A. Abo-El-Enein, Egypt

 

 

SESSION 7C

Biological Treatment

 

“Integrated Analytical System in Designing and Optimizing of Large-scale Compost System”, Nattakorn Bongochgetsakul, Tetsuya Ishida, Japan

 

“Agricultural Waste Environmental Lifecycle Assessment”, Shakinaz El Sheltawy, Ahmad Gaber, Jehan El Azab, Egypt

 

 

“Biodegradation, Management and Utilization of Fruit Waste by Aerobic Composting”, S.N. Kalyankar, N. V. Kalyankar, India

 

“Management of Poultry feather waste using keratinolytic Fungi”, N. V. Kalyankar, S.N. Kalyankar, India

 

“Development and Application of Waste Reduction Method for Effective Conversion of Un-utilized Plant Biomass”, Yoshitoshi Nakamura, Fumihisa Kobayashi, Harumi Take, Chikako Asada, Japan

 

 

SESSION 8A

 

“Management of collection, transportation and landfilling of solid waste in Sarein City”, Ebrahim Fataei, Seied Masoud Monavari, Seied Mahmood Shariat, Hassan Ali Laghaei, Akram Ojaghi, Iran

 

     Posters

 

“The Citizen Participation inside the Integrated Solid Waste Management – Porto Alegre Case”, Ana Paula Bortoleto, JAPAN

 

“EMISSION CHARACTERISTICS OF THE LIQUID CRYSTAL WASTES PYROLYSIS”, Yi-Chi Chien, Taiwan

 

 

“Elution and decomposition of TCE from porous media using a solvent with ozone: experimental and mathematical results.”,  M. E. Alcántara-Garduño, T. Okuda, W. Nishijima, M. Okada, Japan  

 

“Liquid-phase Hydrodechlorination of PCE in Water-alcohol Mixtures under Ordinary Conditions”, Neil C. Concibido,  Tetsuji Okuda, Wataru Nishijima, Mitsumasa Okada,  Japan

 

“Residential Solid waste Composition According to the Socio-demographic profiles of the Generators”, Sara Ojeda-Benitez, México   

 

“Development of a Mushroom Cultivation Technology Using Food Industrial Waste”, M. Yamauchi, M. Kihara, M.Mihara, S.Masuda, M.Yamada, H.Harada, Japan

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