Energy from waste (EfW) applies combustion engineering principles to reduce and sanitise waste - after recycling and composting processes have occurred - to recover energy. Covering both 'as received' waste (able to cope with raw, processed or sorted types of solid waste) and fluidised-bed combustion processes. This document also looks at the energy recovery options - including refuse-derived fuel (RDF), pyrolysis and gasification. Deals with operational requirements and strategies, UK policy, European context, legislation, planning, residue management, CHP/district heating issues.
Chartered Institution of Wastes Management
Formerly the Institute of Wastes Management, the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management sets the professional standards for individuals working in the waste management industry. Technical publications are produced by the institution on a wide range of topical issues.
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