Environmental Science and Pollution Research (2018) 25:5047–5050 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-018-1319-5 EDITORIAL Tools, techniques, and technologies for pollution prevention, control, and resource recovery 1 2 1 3 Eldon R. Rene & Li Shu & Piet N. L. Lens & Jega V. Jegatheesan Received: 10 January 2018 /Accepted: 16 January 2018 /Published online: 6 February 2018 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018 Population growth, urbanization, and climate change are pos- resources and wastes: management and recovery of materials ing serious threat to a sustainable future of human societies. and energy, (iv) air pollution: prevention and treatment, and Population growth and urbanization demand large amounts of (v) sustainable catchments and renewable energy. While natural resources to be mined and processed to create products cleaner production should be considered essential and given that are essential for various infrastructures that are the back- priority, it is also necessary to consider developing novel con- bones of day-to-day life. This leads to numerous new indus- cepts, tools, techniques, technologies, and applications to keep tries to be developed. While all the above activities make the the environment clean. Thus, the purpose of the CESE con- standard of living as well as the life expectancy to increase ference
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