Policy paper

Mechanical heat treatment of municipal solid waste

This Brief has been revised to accompany the 2013 Energy from Waste Guide while remaining a standalone document.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Mechanical heat treatment of municipal solid waste

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This Waste Management Technology Brief, originally produced in 2007, is one of a series of documents prepared under the New Technologies work stream of the Defra Waste Implementation Programme.

The Briefs address the main technology types that have a role in diverting Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) from landfill.

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Published 27 February 2013