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Landfilling of Municipal Solid Wastes: Microbiological Processes and Environmental Impacts

  1. I. A. Watson-Craik

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env063

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Watson-Craik, I. A. 2003. Landfilling of Municipal Solid Wastes: Microbiological Processes and Environmental Impacts. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • MSW Decomposition and Stabilization

  • Factors Influencing Gas Yield and Collection

  • Biodegradation and Inhibition by Xenobiotic Constituents

  • Inhibition by Inorganic MSW Constituents and Generated Compounds

  • Population Studies

  • Environmental Impacts of MSW Landfills

  • Sustainable Waste Management

Keywords:

  • biodegradation in landfills;
  • landfills;
  • solid wastes microbiology;
  • sustainable solid waste management