New results on waste co-processing in the cement industry

New data on the use of waste in the European cement industry are cited. The proportion of traditional fossil fuel replacement in Europe with alternative fuel (waste and biomass) in 2010 was 31%, which resulted in a reduction of annual CO2 emissions by about 15.6 mln tonnes. The existing and new regulations on waste disposal and their consequences are discussed.
Author: J.-M. Chandelle

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