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Energy from waste and biomass

Waste management policies are aimed at maximizing recycling and recovery of waste materials and minimizing the amount of biodegradable material going to landfill.

Reduction in landfill

Energy recovery from biomass uses similar technologies but has different pollution control requirements. Some wastes are now being converted to biomass such as secondary recovered fuels.



  • Municipal solid waste
  • Treated wood
  • Hazardous waste
  • Clinical waste
  • Biomass
  • Biogases
  • Biofuels

Combustion technologies

  • Chain grate
  • Fluidized bed
  • Rotary kilns
  • Multi-hearth furnaces


  • Feasibility studies
  • Project development
  • Site selection
  • Landfill design
  • Planning and permitting
  • Combined heat and power
  • Project design and implementation
  • Waste flow modeling and waste compositional analysis
  • Conceptual design
  • Plant design

Customer benefits

  • Waste reduction
  • Waste utilization
  • Energy recovery

Savings/value added

  • Gate fee for municipal solid waste
  • Carbon credits

Selected project examples

Some selected projects are highlighted below:

  • Waste (UK, Italy, Malta, Sri Lanka)
  • Biomass (UK, Italy, Belgium, Bahamas)
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