BEM 3701: Hazardous Waste Management


An introduction to hazardous waste management issues, programs, regulations, hazards, identification, characterization, storage, disposal, and treatment options in the corporate, industrial, and municipal settings.


  1. Summarize the history of hazardous waste.
  2. Explain the legal framework regarding hazardous waste.
  3. Characterize the hazardous waste problem in the United States.
  4. Describe properties of various types of hazardous waste.
  5. Recommend methods for controlling the environmental impact of hazardous waste.
  6. Assess the impact of hazardous waste on the natural environment.
  7. Examine the toxic effects of various types of hazardous waste.
  8. Summarize safety and health strategies related to hazardous waste.




Waste management practices: Municipal, hazardous, and industrial (Rev: 2nd ed.)

Publisher: CRC Press (2014)
Author: Pichtel, J.
ISBN: 978-1466585188
Price: $176.75

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