Waste to Energy in the Age of Circular Economy: Best Practice Handbook

Year of Publication

2020

This handbook discusses current technologies, presents a conceptual example of municipal solid waste planning, and provides commentary on waste-to-energy initiatives.

Source:

Asian Development Bank

Author(s):

Geography:

Asia Pacific

Type:

Measurement(System, Market, Tool)

Purpose of Measurement:

Solution Sets and Impact Potential

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows

This handbook discusses current technologies, presents a conceptual example of municipal solid waste planning, and provides commentary on waste-to-energy initiatives. The importance of appropriate infrastructure as well as flexibility and openness to technologies and business models is emphasized. The handbook—and its complementary compendium of 18 projects—aim to support the efforts of developing countries in Asia and the Pacific to deploy and scale up technologies relevant to the circular economy.