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Waste handling facilities are places that handle waste and help the environment at the same time

The following page contains a list of different forms of solid waste treatment technologies and facilities employed in waste management infrastructure.

Waste handling facilities

  • Civic amenity site (CA Site)
  • Transfer station

Established waste treatment technologies

Alternative waste treatment technologies

In the UK these are sometimes termed advanced waste treatment technologies, even though these technologies are not necessarily more complex than the established technologies.

  • Anaerobic digestion
  • Alcohol/ethanol production
    • Bioconversion of biomass to mixed alcohol fuels (pilot scale)
  • Biodrying
  • Gasification
  • GasPlasma: Gasification followed by syngas plasma polishing (commercial test scale)
  • In-vessel composting
  • Mechanical biological treatment
  • Mechanical heat treatment
  • Plasma arc waste disposal (commercial demonstration scale)
  • Pyrolysis
  • Sewage treatment
  • Tunnel composting
  • UASB (applied to solid wastes)
  • Waste autoclave

See also

  • Bioethanol
  • Biodiesel
  • List of waste management companies
  • List of waste water treatment technologies
  • Pollution control
  • Waste-to-energy

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