Turning waste into energy: burden to resource

Short Summary of Resource
This solutions package shows how waste and wastewater can be used as energy resources.
Detailed description of the resource
This information package demonstrates how waste and wastewater can be used as energy resources, presenting clear advantages in terms of replacing fossil fuels and limiting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This package focuses mainly on municipal solid waste (MSW), but municipal wastewater (MWW) and wood based biomass cogeneration (CHP), will be also addressed
Content Owners / Rights Holders
ICLEI Solutions Gateway
Date of Publication
Type of Resource
Information portal
Format of Resource
Relevant Sector
Industry & resources
Geographical Scope
Local government
Relevant LG Functional Area
Water and waste, Environment/sustainability
Council Type
ALL council types
URL / DOI for resource access
Relevant Governance Indicator
Greenhouse gas emissions