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Peer-reviewed journals

The following list of peer-reviewed journal publications provides a selection of articles on energy from waste. However it is not a comprehensive or exhaustive list.

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Defra report on Energy from Waste
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, February 2013

Waste gasification vs. conventional waste-to-energy: a comparative evaluation of two commercial technologies
Waste Management , Volume 32, Issue 4, April 2012, Pages 653-666
Stefano Consonni and Faderico Vigano

Energy implications of the thermal recovery of biodegradable municipal waste materials in the United Kingdom
Waste Management, Volume 31, Issues 9-10, September-October 2011, Pages 1949-1959
Stephen Burnley, Rhiannon Phillips, Terry Coleman, Terence Rampling

LCA of local strategies for energy recovery from waste in England, applied to a large municiple flow
Waste Management, Volume 31, Issue 3, March 2011, Pages 561-571
Simonetta Tunesi

Production and quality assurance of solid recovered fuels using mechanical-biological treatment (MBT) of waste: a comprehensive assessment
Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, Volume 40, Issue 12, 2010,
Pages 997-1105

Costas Velis, Phil Longhurst, Gill Drew, Richard Smith, Simon Pollard

Waste to energy – An evaluation of the environmental impact
Applied Thermal Engineering, Volume 30, Issue 16, November 2010, Pages 2326-2332
Martin Pavlas, Michal Touš, Ladislav Bébar, Petr Stehlík

Issues and options in waste management: A social cost–benefit analysis of waste-to-energy in the UK
Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Volume 54, Issue 12, October 2010, Pages 1341-1352
Tooraj Jamasb, Rabindra Nepal

Comparison of carbon emissions associated with municipal solid waste management in Germany and the UK
Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Volume 54, Issue 11, September 2010, Pages 793-801
S. Mühle, I. Balsam, C.R. Cheeseman

Municipal solid waste (MSW) as a renewable source of energy: Current and future practices in China
Bioresource Technology, Volume 101, Issue 11, June 2010, Pages 3816-3824
Hefa Cheng, Yuanan Hu

National and regional generation of municipal residue biomass and the future potential for waste-to-energy implementation
Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 34, Issue 3, March 2010, Pages 379-388
Jay S. Gregg

Assessment of the greenhouse effect impact of technologies used for energy recovery from municipal waste: A case for England
Journal of Environmental Management, Volume 90, Issue 10, July 2009, Pages 2999-3012
A. Papageorgiou, J.R. Barton, A. Karagiannidis

Contribution to advances in waste-to-energy technologies
Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 17, Issue 10, July 2009, Pages 919-931
Petr Stehlík

Waste-to-energy: A review of the status and benefits in USA
Waste Management, Volume 29, Issue 5, May 2009, Pages 1718-1724
C.S. Psomopoulos, A. Bourka, N.J. Themelis

Why energy from waste incineration is an essential component of environmentally responsible waste management
Waste Management, Volume 25, Issue 4, 2005, Pages 451-459
A. Porteous

The impact of the European landfill directive on waste management in the United Kingdom
Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Volume 32, Issues 3-4, July 2001, Pages 349-358
Stephen Burnley

Levels of chemical and microbiological pollutants in the vicinity of a waste incineration plant and human health risks: Temporal trends
Chemosphere, Volume 84, Issue 10, September 2011, Pages 1476-1483
Lolita Vilavert, Martí Nadal, María J. Figueras, Vikas Kumar, José L. Domingo