10. Municipal Solid Waste Management: Recovering Energy from Waste

  1. Adisa Azapagic and
  2. Slobodan Perdan
  1. Adisa Azapagic

Published Online: 15 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470972847.ch10

Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists, Second Edition

Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists, Second Edition

How to Cite

Azapagic, A. (2010) Municipal Solid Waste Management: Recovering Energy from Waste, in Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists, Second Edition (eds A. Azapagic and S. Perdan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470972847.ch10

Editor Information

  1. School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, The University of Manchester, UK

Author Information

  1. School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, The University of Manchester, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 15 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470718711

Online ISBN: 9780470972847

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Keywords:

  • municipal solid waste management - recovering energy from waste;
  • Municipal solid waste (MSW) management - one of the most important and challenging issues for sustainable development;
  • management of household and commercial waste - municipal solid waste (MSW), major challenges of sustainable development;
  • MSW generation in the world;
  • MSW management options;
  • tanner triangle, for assessment of combustibility of MSW;
  • air pollution prevention and control;
  • primary measures' effect (in-combustion control) - on formation of air pollutants;
  • case study, based on a real proposal for a new EfW in England;
  • EfW plant designing, and next task for WEnergise team - environmental assessment of their proposed design

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Integrated MSW Management

  • Energy Recovery from MSW

  • Case Study: A Proposal for a New EfW Plant

  • Final Considerations: Stakeholders' Views and the County Council Decision

  • Conclusions

  • References and Further Reading