Hazardous Waste

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Hazardous Waste Publications

Krause, K, Townsend, T (2015). “Hazardous waste status of discarded electronic cigarettes.” Waste Management. 39:57-62.doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2015.02.005.

Powell, J, Jain, P, Bigger, A, Townsend, T (2015). “Development and application of a framework to examine the occurrence of hazardous components in discarded construction and demolition debris: Case study of asbestos-containing material and lead-based paint.” Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste, ASCE. 10.1061/(ASCE)HZ.2153-5515.0000266

Oehmig, W, Roessler, J, Zhang, J, Townsend, T (2015). “Effect of ferrous metal presence on lead leaching in municipal waste incineration bottom ashes.” Journal of Hazardous Materials. 283:500-506.  doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2014.09.040.

Townsend, T. (2011) “Environmental issues and management strategies for waste electronic and electrical equipment.” Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association. 61:587-61.

Musson, S., Townsend, T. (2009) “Pharmaceutical Compound Content of Municipal Solid Waste.” Journal of Hazardous Materials. 162, 730-735.

Musson, S., Seaburg, K., Mousa, J., Townsend, T. (2007) “A Continuous Collection System for Household Pharmaceutical Wastes – A Pilot Project” Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association. 57(7), 828-835.

Musson, S., Vann, K., Jang, Y., Mutha, S., Jordan, A., Pearson, B., Townsend, T. (2006). “RCRA Toxicity Characterization of Discarded Electronic Devices.” Environmental Science and Technology. 40(8):2721-2726.

Vann, K., Musson, S., Townsend, T. (2006) “Evaluation of a Modified TCLP Methodology for RCRA Toxicity Characterization of Computer CPUs.”   Journal of Hazardous Materials. 1-3:101-109.

Vann, K., Musson, S., Townsend, T. (2006) “Factors Affecting TCLP Lead Leachability From Computer CPUs.” Waste Management. 26(3):293-298.

Song, J., Dubey, B., Jang, Y., Townsend, T., Solo-Gabriele, H. (2006) “Implication of Chromium Speciation on Disposal of Discarded CCA-Treated Wood.” Journal of Hazardous Materials. B128:280-288.

Dubey, B., Townsend, T. (2004). “Arsenic and Lead Leaching from the Waste Derived Fertilizer Ironite.” Environmental Science and Technology. 38(20): 5400-5404.

Sheridan, S., Townsend, T., Price, J. and Connell, J. (2000). “Policy options for hazardous-building-component removal before demolition.” Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management, ASCE. 4(3):111-117.

Musson, S. and Townsend, T. (1998).  “Management of discarded pharmaceuticals.” Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management, ASCE.  2(3):89-92.