Waste Management and Energy

Waste Management and Energy

Waste management and energy recovery are directly related to mitigation efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and thus contribute to ameliorate climate change and global warming. Here are some aspects.

HERE is an introduction to waste management and energy recovery (Wikipedia). Here is a picture of a waste treatment plant in Germany:



HERE is the EPA site on Solid Waste Management and Greenhouse Gases, with reports on


Cleanup Sites

Office of Energy Management (US Government)

As the largest environmental cleanup program in the world, EM has been charged with the responsibility of cleaning up 107 sites across the country whose area is equal to the combined area of Rhode Island and Delaware. To date, EM has made substantial progress in nearly every area of nuclear waste cleanup and completed cleanup at 91 of these sites.


The Blue Economy by Gunter Pauli 

The waste of one product becomes the input to create a new cash flow.


A longer video on the Blue Economy en francais


Article by Larry Danos (UU-UNO) on Waste Management  

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HERE is an interesting video from U. N. University on a small machine that turns plastics into oil.


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Last edit 25Aug2017


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