Environmental Technology and Engineering
Published Online: 15 JAN 2013
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Encyclopedia of Environmetrics
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KlemeŠ, J. J. and Varbanov, P. S. 2013. Waste-to-Energy Technologies. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 6.
- Published Online: 15 JAN 2013
The features and properties of waste as a fuel for converting waste to energy (WTE) are analyzed considering various types of waste. Nonthermal treatments are also covered – for example, anaerobic digestion and microbial fuel cells. Benefits from best available and best applicable techniques (BREFs) developed with the support from the European Union are discussed.
- waste management;
- emission reduction;
- and fuels production