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An Overview of Energy From Waste (EFW)

Res RES POWERTHERM CONTRACT SERVICES LTD www.powertherm.co.uk An Overview of Energy From Waste (EFW) Energy from waste (EFW) or waste to energy (W2E) describes the process of utilising waste to generate energy, in the form of electricity or heat. EFW is considered as renewable energy as organic waste is used as a resource to fuel facilities. As the world aims to become carbon neutral and move away from a throw way culture it becomes ever so more important for countries to look at how they deal with waste and utilise it in other ways: as fuel. Without EfW facilities, waste most likely finds its way to landfill. However, in the UK landfill is expected to be at full capacity by 2023, with some areas of the country already at their limit. Landfill is also extremely poisonous for the surrounding communities and environment, and naturally releases dangerous amounts of methane into the atmosphere, contributing significantly to CO2 emissions. BENEFITS OF ENERGY FROM WASTE Reduces CO, and harmful emissions entering the atmosphere Reduces dependency on fossil fuels such as oil: preserving them Diverts waste away from landfill, 2023 which is expected to be at full capacity by 2023 Combats the waste management crisis Produces efficient renewable energy Recovers valuable resources such as metals By products can be recycled into construction materials Contributes to the circular economy Reduce energy costs TYPES OF ENERGY FROM WASTE TECHNOLOGY Combustion/Incineration Gasification Pyrolysis Anaerobic Digestion Landfill Gas Recovery Powertherm Contract Services is a multi-discipline industrial services contractor which creates safer working environments and improves process efficiencies. They have over 23 years' experience operating within the energy from waste sector, providing their services for new construction and maintenance projects across the UK. They can provide industrial insulation, access solutions, trace heating, industrial coatings and refractory lining as an integrated contract or as standalone services. For more details please visit www.powertherm.co.uk Res POWERTHERM nqa. nqa. nqa. CONTRACT SERVICES LTD ISO 9001 ISO 14001 ISO 45001 Š¯EALTH & SAFETY MANAGEMENT QUALITY ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT MANAGEMENT +44 (0) 114 288 9119 [email protected] www.powertherm.co.uk Francis House, Orgreave Drive, Handsworth, Sheffield, S13 9NR CH

An Overview of Energy From Waste (EFW)

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Here we provide an overview of energy from waste (EFW) and waste to energy (W2E). In short, this is what describes the process of utilising waste to generate energy, in the form of electricity or heat.

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