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Re-engineering the city for sustainable solid waste resource management

Re-engineering the city for sustainable solid waste resource management
Re-engineering the city for sustainable solid waste resource management
This chapter reviews historic and current waste arisings then, drawing on work carried out under the EPSRC funded SUE waste consortium and the Defra New Technologies Demonstrator Programme for Biodegradable Waste, it assesses current options for waste management within the urban environment, based on the appropriateness of the technology and the scale. Recommendations are made regarding future strategies for urban waste management. The challenges to implementing such a strategy, including retrofitting to existing building stock, are then addressed.
Taylor & Francis
Watson, Geoff
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Powrie, William
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Dixon, Tim
Eames, Malcolm
Hunt, Miriam
Lannon, Simon
Watson, Geoff
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Powrie, William
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Dixon, Tim
Eames, Malcolm
Hunt, Miriam
Lannon, Simon

Watson, Geoff and Powrie, William (2014) Re-engineering the city for sustainable solid waste resource management. In, Dixon, Tim, Eames, Malcolm, Hunt, Miriam and Lannon, Simon (eds.) Urban Retrofitting for Sustainability: Mapping the Transition to 2050. 1st ed. London, UK. Taylor & Francis. (In Press)

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This chapter reviews historic and current waste arisings then, drawing on work carried out under the EPSRC funded SUE waste consortium and the Defra New Technologies Demonstrator Programme for Biodegradable Waste, it assesses current options for waste management within the urban environment, based on the appropriateness of the technology and the scale. Recommendations are made regarding future strategies for urban waste management. The challenges to implementing such a strategy, including retrofitting to existing building stock, are then addressed.

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Accepted/In Press date: 1 October 2014

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Local EPrints ID: 442432
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/442432
PURE UUID: e4a68435-6b6c-4b92-8820-438f1e9b3a60
ORCID for Geoff Watson: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-3074-5196
ORCID for William Powrie: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2271-0826

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Last modified: 19 Aug 2020 01:36

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Author: Geoff Watson ORCID iD
Author: William Powrie ORCID iD
Editor: Tim Dixon
Editor: Malcolm Eames
Editor: Miriam Hunt
Editor: Simon Lannon

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