|Book Series (74)||
|Biochemistry, molecular biology, gene technology||104|
|Domestic and nutritional science||39|
|Environmental research, ecology and landscape conservation||124|
|ISBN-13 (Hard Copy)||9783869553443|
|Keywords||waste management, resources, raw materials, waste treatment, MBT, incineration|
With regard to the shortage and price increase of resources it is important to break new
ground in waste management to support sustainable methods of waste treatment in the
The following article gives an overview of the availability and the use of raw materials
(fossil fuels, metallic and non-metallic) in some important countries in the world. Also, it
is shown how CO2-emissions can be reduced by recycling and valuable resources can
be saved for future generations.
Today?s methods of waste treatment (mechanical-biological-treatment or waste incineration)
are evaluated concerning their feasibility for sustainable waste management.
Finally recommendations on how to reach a sustainable waste management are presented.