Worldwide Survey of Biodegradable Feedstocks, Waste-to-Energy Technologies, and Adoption of Technologies

Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-04849-9_11

Part of the Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics book series (PROMS, volume 73)
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Centore M., Hochman G., Zilberman D. (2014) Worldwide Survey of Biodegradable Feedstocks, Waste-to-Energy Technologies, and Adoption of Technologies. In: Pinto A., Zilberman D. (eds) Modeling, Dynamics, Optimization and Bioeconomics I. Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics, vol 73. Springer, Cham

Abstract

The current chapter survey categories of biodegradable waste, including manure and animal waste, food waste, crop residues, and sewage waste. The chapter then identify and analyze several major types of waste management technologies, such as anaerobic digestion, landfilling, composting, and incineration. It concludes with a brief discussion on the different patterns of adoption among regions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Rutgers UniversityNew BrunswickUSA
  2. 2.University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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