Title
The environmental and biosecurity characteristics of livestock carcass disposal methods : a review
Description
In this review, we assess the potential environment impacts and biosecurity risks associated with each of the main options used for disposal of livestock mortalities in the world and critically evaluate the justification for current EU regulations.
URL
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2010.12.005
URL Description
Abstract
DOI
10.1016/j.wasman.2010.12.005
Language
English
Author
Ceri L. Gwyther
Co-author
Gareth Edwards-Jones
Co-author
Prysor Williams
Co-author
Peter Golyshin
Co-author
David Jones
Client
BPLEX

pollution; animal disease; composting; greenhouse gases; prions; viruses; zoonoses

Volume number
31
Issue number
4
Is this item peer reviewed?
Yes
ISSN
0956-053X
Copyright URL
http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/authorsview.authors/fundingbodyagreements
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of publication
08 January 2011
Page reference
767-778
Place of publication
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Is this item a pre-print or post-print?
Post-print
Title of journal
Waste management
Harvard
Gwyther, Ceri L. et al (2011) The environmental and biosecurity characteristics of livestock carcass disposal methods : a review. Waste management. 31 (4), pp. 767-778 Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier.
Vancouver
Gwyther Ceri L. et al. The environmental and biosecurity characteristics of livestock carcass disposal methods : a review. Waste management 2011; 31 (4): 767-778.