For the new edition, the authors have updated the entire plant: legal frameworks have been updated, information on the volume and composition of waste, collection, processing, and transport, recycling and costs in waste processing plants. In addition, the scope has been extended to include the revision of the latest advances in the field of regulation of the flow of materials and their automatic classification.
About the author
Prof. Dr.-Ing. skilled. Dr. H. C. Bernd Bilitewski (emeritus), born in 1946, studied economics with an emphasis on chemistry at the University of Berlin. In 1980 he obtained his doctorate in waste management from the Technical University of Berlin. As an EU environment expert, the government advisor in Europe and China, presented in the waste management department of the University of Dresden in scientific research and education between 1994-2011.
Georg W. Härdtle, Dr.-Ing., Born in 1952, he studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Karlsruhe and the Technical University of Berlin. At the beginning of the 1980s, still young in the field of waste management, he has participated in numerous research projects in the area of waste recycling and the use of energy and obtained his Ph.D. in the field of production and the use of alternative fuels. Georg Härdtle works as a technical and economic consultant and project manager.