Proceedings of

25th International Conference on

 
Solid Waste Technology and Management

Philadelphia, PA USA

March 14-17, 2010

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Table of Contents 

SESSION 1A

Management Case Studies

 

Inefficient Or Not Correctly Enforced? Municipal Solid Waste Management Policies and Problems in Naples

Stefania Romano, Hungary

 

A Systems Approach to Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization and Case Study

Matthew J. Franchetti, USA

 

SESSION 1B

Energy Recovery

 

Techno-Economic Performance Analysis of Small to Medium Scale Biomass Combustion Plants for Energy Production,

Chandni Patel, Paola Lettieri, Stef Simons, Antonino Germana, United Kingdom

 

Solar Steam Generating Sysytem for Cooking

Vinod D. Gondkar, Prof. Dr.Dilip R. Pangavhane, Dr. Dhirendra,

Prof. R.W.Gaikwad, India

 

 

Thermal Recycling of Solid Tire Wastes for Recovery of Energy and Valuable Chemicals: A Use of Fire-Tube Heating Pyrolysis Reactor

Mohammad Rofiqul Islam, Hiroyuki Haniu, Japan

 

 

SESSION 1C

Landfill 1

 

Determination of Landfill Settlement of a Municipal Solid Waste of Known Composition Based on (C+H)/L Values

Dorairaja Raghu, , Joseph J Lifrieri,  USA

 

Methane Emissions From A Landfill Site In South Brazil

Vanessa Cristina Ferreira Dias, Armando Borges de Castilhos Junior, Paulo Belli Filho, Professor, Débora Machando de Oliveira, Canada

 

Interactive, Web-Based Landfill Gas Data Management

David E. Adams, USA

 

Biogas Generation in the Landfill of Ensenada, Baja California Mexico

Carolina Armijo de Vega, Quetzalli Aguilar Virgen, Paul Adolfo Taboada-González, Sara Ojeda-Benítez and Margarito Quintero-Nuñez, Mexico

 

SESSION 2A

Industrial Wastes

 

Investigation of the Organic Additives Treatment on Structural Properties of Waste-Chip Magnesium to be Used as a Hydrogen Storage Material

Aysel Kanturk Figen, Sabriye Pişkin, Turkey

 

 

Recovery of Manganese and Lead Values from Zinc Industry Anode Mud

 Dr. Navin Chandra, Dr. S. S. Amritphale, Deepti Pal, India

 

 

Advanced Non-Toxic Lead Free and Highly Effective Shielding Materials for X-RAY Diagnostic and CT Scanner Room: Utilizing Industrial Wastes

Dr. Navin Chandara, Dr. S. S. Amritphale, Avneesh Anshul, India

 

Waste Reduction Through Recycling of Submerged Arc Welding Slag,

Dr. Anjani Kumar, Dalgobind Mahto, India

 

Identification of Technical and Biological Nutrients (cradle-to-cradle) towards Environmental Sustainability: A Case study of an Electrical and Electronic Equipment Industry in Malaysia  I. Khairul Nadiah, A.  Azmatun  and R. Nadia,  Malaysia

 

 

 

SESSION 2B

Landfill 2

 

 

 

Siloxanes in Biogases From Solid Waste Landfills and Organic Waste Treatment Facilities in Korea,

Che Yun Eom, Sun-ho Song, Nam hoon Lee, Kwang bum Hur Chaeyoung Lee,

Republic of Korea

 

 

Utilization of Coal Combustion Residue in Reclamation of Mining Degraded Lands in Jharia Coalfields, India-A Case Study

Dr.Biswajit Paul,  India

 

 

Estimation of COD in Leachate of Municipal Solid Waste Using ANFIS-Based Modelling

M.C. Mañon-Salas, E.L. Moreno-Goytia, M.C. Hernández-Berriel, Liliana Márquez-Benavides, Mexico

 

SESSION 2C

Recycling

 

 

Solid Waste Stream On-line Quality Control: New HyperSpectral Imaging Based Devices and Detection Logic Implementation for an Efficient Products Certification,

 Giuseppe Bonifazi, Silvia Serranti, Italy

 

Advanced Techniques for Recovery of Non-Ferrous Metals from Municipal Solid Waste Dipl.-Ing. Bastian Wens, Dipl.-Ing. Nico Schmalbein, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Th. Pretz, Dipl.-Ing. Ronald Gillner, Germany

 

Small Scale Paper Recycling In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – A Show Case For Sustainable Waste Management And Income Generation In Developing Countries,

Dipl.-Ing. Mike Speck, Germany

 

 

SESSION 2D

Collection

 

Optimizing Waste Collection Routes

Ewe-Leng Lim, USA

 

 

SESSION 3A

Public Involvement and Education

 

Building Professionalism: The Role of Industry Associations and Continuing Professional Development for Waste Professionals

 Dr Georgina Davis, Australia

 

Attitudes and Behaviors of Middle-Income Housewives towards Minimization, Sorting and Recycling Solid Waste M. El-Hoz, Lebanon

 

 

Environmental Education: A Key to Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries – The Case of Nigeria and Guyana

 Mr. Jerry U. Uhuo, Dr. Anita Závodská, USA/NIGERIA

 

The Journey: Closed Mind to Closed Loop

 Dr Karl S Williams, Mrs Shirley Newman, Mr Ross Fielding, United Kingdom

 

 

 

SESSION 3B

Contaminated Sites

 

 

 

Integrated Study For Automobile Wastes Management Plan And Environmental Friendly Mechanic Villages In Nigeria

 Michael Amamechi Nwachukwu, Huan Feng, Kennedy Achilike, U.S.A./Nigeria

 

 

Remote Sensing Technologies applied to Rehabilitation Monitoring of Large Contaminated Mining Sites

Giuseppe Bonifazi, Silvia Serranti, F. Volpe, Italy

 

Effect of Tannery Sludge on Antioxidant Enzymes and Antitumor Agents in Catharanthus Roseus, Preeti Saxena, Rumana Ahmad, Neelam Misra, Subhas Awasthi, India/USA/Nigeria

 

SESSION 3C

Environmental Impacts 1

 

 

Waste Wealth for Sustainability

Salil K Sen, PhD, Dr. Winai Chumcheun, Dr. Chanchai Yomdit, Thailand

 

 

 

Evaluation of the Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP) of Galvanic Sludge

Mehmet Burcin Piskin, Dr. Muge Sari Yilmaz, Turkey

 

 

Climate Change, Policy And Its Impact: Municipal Solid Waste Generation in India Anupam Khajuria, Takanori Matsui, Takashi Machimura, Tohru Morioka, JAPAN

 

 

Pollution Management with Special Reference to Municipal Solid Waste Management in Salem City,

 Dr.S.Chinnammai, Dr. D. Janagam, India

 

Impact of Coal Beneficiation on the Quality of Surrounding Soil and Inhabitant Health Ram LC, Masto RE, Selvi VA, Joshy George, Tripathi RC, Sinha AK, Srivastava NK, Routh T, Verma SK, Priyadarshini, Pritish Prabal, India

 

SESSION 3D

Hazardous Wastes

 

 

Liquid Crystal Displays: Environmental Management in Removal and Recycling of Mercury-Containing Backlights

Dr. Karl S. Williams, Mr. Timothy J. McDonnell, United Kingdom

 

 

The Influence of the Temperature of Calcination on the Leaching of Galvanic Sludge Ozgul Dere Ozdemir, Sabriye Pişkin, Turkey

 

Sonoleaching: Development of a Rapid Determination of Pb from Stabilized Waste Using Ultrasound Assisted Leaching Luzvisminda M. Bellotindos, Maria Lourdes P. Dalida, Genandrialine L. Peralta, Philippines

 

SESSION 4A

Case Studies

 

 

Household Solid Waste Characteristics and Management Practices in Dar es Salaam City, Tanzania

Aisa Oberlin Solomon, Peter Oosterveer, Gert Spaargaren, Tanzania / The Netherlands

 

Solid Waste Reduction in Nigeria Cities (Lagos)

Saturday A. Okeh, Belgium

 

SESSION 4B

Environmental Impacts 2

 

Cartographic Mapping of World Pollutant, Ashraf Ghaly, USA

 

 

Property-Close Source-Separation of Solid Household Waste from a Life-Cycle Perspective – A Swedish Case Study, Anna Bernstad, Jes la Cour Jansen, Sweden

 

Use of Waste Rubber and Fly Ash in Developing a Greener Pervious Concrete, Ashraf Ghaly, Elias Samia, USA

 

Phospholipid Fatty Acid and Phosholipid Ether Lipid Analysis to Monitor In-Situ Aeration Phases of Waste Materials, Maren Mellendorf, Marion Huber-Humer, Andrea Watzinger, Martin H.Gerzabek, Austria

 

 

SESSION 4C

Materials Produced from Waste 1

 

 

Effect of Foundry Sand as Partial Replacement of Fine Aggregates on Concrete Properties, Yogesh Aggarwal,Rafat Siddique, S.M.Gupta, , Paratibha Aggarwal, India

 

 

The Use Of Drilling Cuttings Waste In The Manufacture Of Clay Bricks, Hanan El Sersy, Egypt

 

 

 

 

 

 

SESSION 5A

 

Agricultural Wastes

 

 

Energy Recovery from Fixed Bed Fire Tube Heating Pyrolysis of Agricultural Waste—Jute Stick, Mohammad Rofiqul Islam, Momtaz Parveen, Hiroyuki Haniu, Bangladesh / Japan

 

The Nutrient Content of Solid Fraction Recovered from Mechanical Separation of Liquid Manure in Swine Industry, Dr. Michael A. Aloria, Kingdom of Bahrain

 

 

Potential Utilization of Grass as Solid-Fuel (Briquette) in Nigeria, Olalekan Saheed ALADE, Eriola BETIKU, Bamidele Ogbe Solomon, Nigeria

 

Concomitant Production of Thermostable Amylase and Protease from Bacillus sp. By Solid State Fermentation, Dr. Rajni Singh, Rajshree Saxena, India

 

 

SESSION 5B

Waste Generation and Composition

 

An Examination of Household Solid Waste Generation In Mekong Delta City, Vietnam, Nguyen Phuc Thanh, Yasuhiro Matsui, Takeshi Fujiwara, Japan

 

E-waste Management For Sustainable Campus: A Case Study of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, John Babington Chibunna, Chamhuri Siwar, Rawshan Ara Begum, Ahmad Fariz Mohamed, Malaysia

 

Awareness towards E-waste Management: A Case Study of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), John Babington Chibunna, Chamhuri Siwar, Dr. Rawshan Ara Begum,  Ahmad Fariz Mohamed, Malaysia

 

Solid Waste Prediction and Characterization Modeling for Manufacturing and Service Facilities, Matthew J. Franchetti, USA

 

Can in Hand: From Physical Waste Audits to Creating a Customizable Simple Waste Audit (SWA) Toolkit, Jordan Musser, Barbara L. MacLennan, Laura J. Stiller, Alfred Stiller, USA

 

Wood Waste Generation in Ilorin Metropolis: Problems, Management and Prospects, Olumuyiwa A. Lasode, Ayokunle Oluwabusayo Balogun, Nigeria

 

Municipal Solid Waste Management in Chile: Current System and Energy Potential of MSW, Dipl.-Wi.-Ing. Eva Hamatschek, Dr.-Ing. Martin Faulstich, Germany

 

 

SESSION 5C

Materials Produced from Waste 2

 

Use of Foundry Sand and Bottom Ash in Concrete, Yogesh Aggarwal, Rafat Siddique, S.M.Gupta, Paratibha Aggarwal, India

 

Preliminary Investigation Into Utilization Of Wastes From Iron And Steel Industries In Nigeria As Fine Aggregate Replacement In Concrete Application, Akinbinu Victor Abioye, Nigeria

 

Estimating the Fracture Toughness Using Mechanical Properties for Composites, Kamel M.M., Ibrahim S.S. Egypt

 

Comparisons of Compressive Strength of Concrete Block Made with Steel Slag Waste and Iron Ore Tailing Aggregates, Akinbinu Victor Abioye, Nigeria

 

Assessment of Plastic Waste Generation and Inventorization of Plastic Manufacturing Units in Madhya Pradesh, Alok Srivastava, R.K. Jain, M.L. Patel, Alok Saxena, India

 

 

SESSION 5D

Landfill 3

 

 

Assessment of Contaminated Water (Leachate) and Ground Water Quality Around Trenching Ground of  Indore and Ujjain Cities, Abdul Saleem Khan, S. M. Narulkar, India

 

Modeling of Horizontal Trench Systems for Leachate Recirculation in Bioreactor Landfills, Krishna Reddy, Hanumanth S. Kulkarni, USA

 

Using the HELP Model for More Than Estimating Leachate Generation, Eric S. Steinhauser, Paula J. Mouser, Brian J. Beaudoin, Kelly M. Anderson, USA

                                                                                                             

 

 

 

SESSION 6A

Ash

 

 

Preparation and Performance of Flyash Filter Membrane, Mitalee Gupta, Nidhi Bajaj, Swati Sharma, Swayamsiddha Das, Raju Sarkar, India

 

Utilization of Coal/Biomass Fly Ash and Glacial Till Soil as a Flow-Through Reactive Barrier for the Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage, Kevin Penney, Eltayeb Mohamedelhassan, Lionel J.J. Catalan, Canada

 

Extraction of Silica and Alumina from Coal Fly Ash using Box-Behnken Design for the synthesis of Na-A zeolites , Rose Aini Kamarudin, Abdulsalam Matlob, Zaemah Jubri, Zainab Ramli, Malaysia

Effective Use of Waste Generated in Thermal Power Plant as a Value Added Product in Cement Manufacturing and its Environmental Impact, Bibekananda N. Mohapatra, Raghvendra Narayan, Shashi Mohan Joshi, Radhamohan Gupta, S.P. Gautam, R.K. Jain India

 

Potential of Indian Fly ashes as Soil Ameliorant:State-of-the-Art, L.C.Ram, Smriti Singh, RE Masto, SK Jha, RC Tripathi,AK Sinha,NK Srivastava,VA Selvi, India

 

 

 

SESSION 6B

Composting and Biological Treatment 1

 

 

Siloxanes in Mechanical-Biological Treatment plants, Dipl.-Ing. Stephan Mattersteig, Dipl.-Ing. Lilly Brunn, Dr.-Ing. Bernd Bilitewski, Dr. rer. nat. Matthias Friese, Germany

 

Increase in Energy Efficiency of Composting by Bio Leaching, Dipl.-Ing. Nils Bauerschlag, Dr.-Ing. Thomas Pretz, Germany

 

Effect of Composting on Phytoextraction of Heavy Metals from Tannery Solid Waste Amended Soil, Muhammad Shafiq, Aisha Nazir, Firdaus-e-Bareen, Pakistan

Compost as a Growth Medium of Methanotrophic Bacteria, U. Mancebo del C.S., J.P.A. Hettiaratchi, O. Hurtado, Canada

 

 

SESSION 6C

Policy and Management

 

 

Assessing Governace Arrangements for Solid Waste Management Amongst State Institutions in East Africa: Case Studies of Kisumu,Jinja and Mwanza, Christine L. Majale, Caleb Mireri, Peter Oosterveer, KENYA / Netherlands

 

Urban Attitudes Towards Land Application of Municipal and Industrial Biosolids,Mebrate Taffese Tanto, William L.Magette, Ireland

 

Urban Poor Access to NGO/CBO Services in Public-Private Arrangements in Solid Waste Management, Judith T. Tukahirwa, Arthur Petrus Johannes Mol, Peter J.M. Oosterveer, Netherlands

 

Delivering Resource Efficiency in the Food Packaging Sector: Evaluating the Costs and Benefits of the use of an Environmental Managemen Systemt, Rebecca Jones, Paul S. Phillips, Kathy Holley, UK

 

Future of Project Based Mechanisms in the Waste Management Sector with a Special View on the Prospective American Offset Market, Christian Pacher, Felix Nickel, Roland Geres, Germany

 

Municipal Solid Waste Management: A Comparison Between the U.S. and Other Countries, Shoou-Yuh Chang, Wanchi Huang, Shu-Liang Liaw, USA / Taiwan

 

 

 

SESSION 7A

Composting and Biological Treatment 2

 

 

Developing Composting Process Scheme for Port Harcourt, Nigeria, A A Ujile, E. Ehirim, Nigeria

 

Evaluation of  Solid Waste Composting in Bangladesh, M. Habibur Rahman, Abdullah Al-Muyeed, Bangladesh

 

Ondo State Waste Composting: A Panacea To Food Security And Wealth Creation In Developing Nations, AKINBINU VICTOR ABIOYE, NIGERIA

 

Enhancing anaerobic digestion processes for improved biogas production, Dr Joseph C Akunna, G.M. Walker United Kingdom

 

 

SESSION 7B

Wood, Construction and Demolition Wastes

 

Prospects and limitations for the collection and treatment of asbestos containing waste in Flanders, Veronique Van Hoof, Karl Vrancken, Luc Beeckmans, Belgium

 

Data Mining the Estimation and Forecasting of Concrete Debris Amount from Building Demolition in Taiwan Taoyuan, Jyh-Dong Lin, Li-Hsu Yeh, Hao-Hsien Chen, Rong-Yau Huang, Yu-Kuan Cheng, Taiwan, R.O.C

 

A Home Builder’s Guide to Waste Management at the Construction Site, Joseph Laquatra, Mark Pierce, USA

 

Reuse of the Discarded Railroad Ballast in Civil Construction, Rudney C. Queiroz, Mario M. Isa, Adilson Renofio, Jorge Akutsu, Ariane de Cassia, G. da Silva, Brazil

 

SESSION 7C

Integrated Management

 

Environmental Economic and Technological Residues Management Demands: An Optimization Tool, Marisa Soares Borges, Humberto Gracher Riella, Paulo Roberto Janissek, Brazil

 

A Tale of Two Countries – Czech Republic and the United States: A Comparison of Their Municipal Solid Waste, Anita Závodská, Libuše Benešová, USA / Czech Republic

 

Digital City Initiatives for Small Muncipalities and Rural Areas and Their Role in Solid Waste Management, Susan J. Bergeron, Barbara L. MacLennan, Alfred Stiller, USA

 

 

Regional Approach to Service Provision: Solid Waste Management Amongst Small Urban Centers in the Lake Victoria Basin, Christine L. Majale, Caleb Mireri, Gert Spaargaren, KENYA / Netherlands

 

The Application of Zero Waste in the Developing Countries- The Case of Egypt, Yousryia Nassif Loza, Ayman M.Ghanem, Sohair M. Milik, Egypt

 

 

 

SESSION 7D

Innovative Research

 

Solid Waste Technology Research Works in Lagos State Nigeria: “Smelting of Nylon and Low-Density Plastics (LDPs) in a Fluidized Bed System”, AbdulWahab Ogunbiyi, Shittu Olumide Akeem, Johnson Olumuyiwa Agunsoye, Nigeria

 

Effect of  Source and Chemical Composition on In Vitro Fermentation of Water Hyacinth, A.A. Mako, O. J Babayemi, Nigeria

 

 

 

 

SESSION 8A

Chemical and Biochemical Treatment

 

Energy from Waste – An alternative Technology to Incineration, Anaerobic Digestion and Pyrolysis – With Overall Efficiency of >80%, Frank J. Riedel, Germany

 

 

SESSION 8B

Medical Wastes

 

Incineration of Biomedical Wastes: Simulated Studies, Prashant Kumar, Kasturi Gadgil, India

 

A Composite Indicator for Medical Solid Waste Management Applied to a Health-Care Facility (HCF): A Case Study, Luisa Fernanda Ribeiro Reis, Katia Sakihama Ventura, Brazil

 

 

 

SESSION 8C

Mining and Mineral Wastes

 

Prediction of Asbestos Exposure Resulting From Asbestos Aerosolization Determined Using the Releasable Asbestos Field Sampler (RAFS), William M. Barrett, Jonathan W. Thornburg,  G. Gordon Brown, John R. Kominsky, James J. Konz, USA

 

Measurement of Aerosolization of Asbestos from Soil Using the Releasable Asbestos Field Sampler (RAFS), James J. Konz, John R. Kominsky, Jonathan W. Thornburg, Andrew Dart, William M. Barrett, USA

 

 

SESSION 9A

 

Manufacture of Organic Fertilizer from Poultry Slaughterhouse Waste Rendering Plant Sludge Using Delta-D Technology, S.A.S. Perera, Sri Lanka

 

POSTER SESSION 1

 

 

Vegetative Amelioration of Solid Waste Disposal Site;  The Case Study of Adana-Sofulu-Turkey, Reyhan Erdogan, Zeynep Zaimoglu, Meryem Atik, Türkiye

 

The Study of Influence on Pavement’s Surface Texture And Friction with Basic Oxygen Furnace Slag, Shih-Huang Chen, Jyh-Dong Lin, Chang-Hua Yu, Hung-Wen Chung, Ching-Tsung Hung, Ming-Chin Yeh, Taiwan

 

Proposal of Management Plan of Civil Construction Waste for Horizontal Condominium in Goiânia – Br, Michele Tereza Marques de Carvalho, Ana Gabriela Leandra de Souza Cruz, Cybelli Gonçalves Gregório Barbosa, Patrícia Sampaio Moraes, Brazil

 

Study on Fly Ash from Refuse-Derived Fuel Combustion in Fluidized Bed Boilers as Admixtures for Concrete Mixing, Chen-Yu Hsu, Li-Hsu Yeh , Ming-Yu Lee, Jyh-Dong Lin, Taiwan

 

Potential of Non-Ferrous Metals in separate waste streams, Dipl.-Ing. Ronald Gillner, Dr.-Ing. Thomas Pretz, Dipl.-Ing. Bastian Wens, Dipl.-Ing. Nico Schmalbein, Germany

 

Utilization of Hatchery by-products as Feed Ingredients in Broiler Chicken Feed, Dambar B. Khadka, Dilip Subba, Netherland / Nepal

 

 

CO2 Emission Mitigation Potential of Rice Husks for Angiang Province, Vietnam, Pham Thi Mai Thao, PhD. Kiyo H. Kurisu, Keisuke Hanaki, Japan

 

Hydraulic Mortars Made by Lime, Brick Sand and Fly Ash, Pietro Ubbrìaco, Giulia Mastrodonato, Dino Manigrassi, Angela Traini, Annarosa Mangone, Italy

 

Characterization and Potential Application of Solid Waste Generated from Biodiesel Production Process, Lu-Ming Chen, Mei-In Melissa Chou, USA

 

 

A Case Study Of Residents’ Behavior In Recycling Renewable Resources From Collection Sites In China, Chun-ping LI, China

 

Distribution Characteristics Based Air Quality Evaluation Of MSW CSs And Residential Areas In Haidian District, Chun-ping LI, China

 

 

POSTER SESSION 2

 

Characteristics of Siloxanes in Landfill and Anaerobic Digester Biogases in Korea., Che-Yun Eom, Sun-ho Song, Nam hoon Lee, Kwang bum Hur, Chaeyoung Lee,

 Republic of Korea

 

Time and Motion Analysis of Hauled Container System for Municipal Solid Waste Collection in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, Adeniyi S. Aremu, James R. Mihelcic, B.F. Sule, Nigeria / USA

 

Protease production in Solid State Fermentation by Bacillus sp., Rajni Singh, Rajshree Saxena, India

 

Assessing the Composition of Municipal Solid Waste in the Czech Republic, Libuse Benesova, Marketa Dolezalova, Petra Hnatukova, Bohumil Cernik, Zdenka Kotoulova, Anita Zavodska, Czech Republic / USA

 

Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass to Bio-Oil: An Evaluation of Catalytic Upgrading by HSZM-5, Patricia Sefton, USA

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