This book contains the findings of a study, which examines the potential energy savings available to the Commission of the European Communities through the recovery of selected waste materials. It identifies the principal institutional, operational and technical constraints to further recovery.
1. Introdution 2. Conclusions and Recommendations 3. Waste Quantities Available for Recovery 4. Methods of Recovering Materials and Energy from Refuse 5. Unit Energy Savings Resulting from Recovery of Materials for Recycling 6. Thermal Conversion of Recovered Materials - Unit Energy Values 7. Overall Energy Savings Available 8. Options for Government Action to Promote Further Energy Savings