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Investing in the Future Standards of Waste Derived Fuel

With many efforts worldwide to divert waste away from landfill sites and turning waste into energy, companies are beginning to invest in more and more in Energy from Waste (EfW) facilities in a bid to reduce the impact on the environment. The UK’s principal expert, George Bradley, production manager, Energy and Waste Services, SOCOTEC, has over 40 years’ experience working with preparation and sampling of solid fuels. Last week, George was in Stockholm as part of the International Standards Organisations (ISO) technical working committee, TC 300, undertaking a review of the standards for sampling and testing of solid recovered fuel. Here, he outlines why the current standards need to be revised for solid recovered fuels, and what factors are considered when producing a new standard.…

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