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 An Economic Assessment of Market‐Based Approaches to Regulating the Municipal Solid Waste Stream

Peter S. Menell

in Moving to Markets in Environmental Regulation: Lessons from Twenty Years of Experience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195189650
eISBN:
9780199783694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189650.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay explores the potential for pricing mechanisms to help internalize the costs and benefits of municipal solid waste management. It provides a comprehensive history of the development of ... More


Water Quality Issues in Developing Countries 1

López Ramón and Michael A. Toman

in Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability: New Policy Options

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199298006
eISBN:
9780191603877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199298009.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Of all the environmental concerns that developing countries face, the lack of adequate and good quality water is probably the most serious. This chapter examines two issues arising from poor water ... More


Consumption and Conspicuous Disposal

Rebecca S. Graff

in Disposing of Modernity: The Archaeology of Garbage and Consumerism during Chicago's 1893 World's Fair

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066493
eISBN:
9780813058702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066493.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter refocuses attention on the archaeological elements of both sites: the goods people consumed as evidenced via their garbage, waste management regimes, and the “conspicuous disposal” ... More


Siting Nuclear Waste Repositories

Donald N. Zillman

in The Law of Energy Underground: Understanding New Developments in Subsurface Production, Transmission, and Storage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198703181
eISBN:
9780191772474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703181.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the use of underground repositories for the permanent disposal of high-level nuclear waste. These wastes include certain military waste, spent fuel from nuclear electric ... More


Pricing the Planet's Future: The Economics of Discounting in an Uncertain World

Christian Gollier

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148762
eISBN:
9781400845408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148762.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Our path of economic development has generated a growing list of environmental problems including the disposal of nuclear waste, exhaustion of natural resources, loss of biodiversity, climate change, ... More


Matter in Its Right Place: Technology and the Building of Waste Disposal Systems

Tom Crook

in Governing Systems: Modernity and the Making of Public Health in England, 1830-1910

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290341
eISBN:
9780520964549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290341.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines a key aspect of Victorian sanitary engineering, namely the advent of large-scale sewerage and domestic waste disposal systems. It argues that this was a hugely ambitious, if ... More


Space, the final resource

S. Kim Juniper, Kate Thornborough, Paul Tyler, and Ylenia Randrianarisoa

in Natural Capital and Exploitation of the Deep Ocean

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198841654
eISBN:
9780191877117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841654.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The greater than 109 km3 volume of the deep-sea water column and greater than 300 × 106 km2 area of the deep-sea floor represent a major natural capital asset. Global society has been utilising space ... More


Deep Geological Disposal and Radioactive Time: Beckett, Bowen, Nirex and Onkalo

Adam Piette

in Cold War Legacies: Systems, Theory, Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474409483
eISBN:
9781474426954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409483.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter considers nuclear futurity and long-term radioactive half-life and decay as timescales of continuity that are figured in eerie and apocalyptic ways not only in fictions that engage with ... More


Health

Nicholas S. Hopkins, Sohair R. Mehanna, and Salah El-Haggar

in People and Pollution: Cultural Constructions and Social Action in Egypt

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774245725
eISBN:
9781617970962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774245725.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Health is a critical issue in the understanding of the quality of life. This chapter examines perceptions and understandings relating to health in the context of the quality of life. In many ... More


Close Out: Quitting the Islands

Judith A. Bennett

in Natives and Exotics: World War II and Environment in the Southern Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832650
eISBN:
9780824871369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832650.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter considers waste disposal in the Pacific islands. Except for some local resources such as timber and food, every item needed for warfare had to be brought into the islands. In perilous ... More


Product Requirements

Charles R. McElwee

in Environmental Law in China: Mitigating Risk and Ensuring Compliance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195390018
eISBN:
9780190259730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195390018.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focuses on regulations for manufactures and importers of products used in China that contain hazardous substances. These include the Chinese version of the European Directive ... More


The Green Health Care Revolution

Alonzo L. Plough

in Culture of Health in Practice: Innovations in Research, Community Engagement, and Action

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190071400
eISBN:
9780190071431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071400.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the green health care revolution, a movement that includes efforts to: reduce greenhouse gas emissions; reduce toxic chemicals and materials in hospital buildings and operating ... More


Common Organisms Responsible for Healthcare-associated Infection (HCAI)

George Jacob and Martina N. Cummins

in Tutorial Topics in Infection for the Combined Infection Training Programme

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198801740
eISBN:
9780191917158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801740.003.0026
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

MRSA are S. aureus which become methicillin resistant by the acquisition of the mec A gene which is on a mobile chromosomal determinant called staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCC mec). The ... More


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