Category Waste to Energy

10 Benefits of Waste as a Source of Energy

Conversion of waste to energy falls low in the hierarchy of waste management. It is less preferred in comparison to reduce, reuse and recycle. But in present times it may not always be possible to follow the 3Rs in many cases. Also, what are the options for managing waste after it has already been created […]

Bioenergy Basics and the Indian Senario

Bioenergy is the energy contained in living organisms. Plants get bioenergy through photosynthesis while animals get it by consuming plants. Organic material containing bioenergy is known as biomass. Bioenergy consists of organic matter derived from trees, plants, crops or from human, animal, municipal and industrial wastes. In India, Bio energy occupies a significant share of […]

Waste to Energy

Urban India produces 55 million tones of municipal solid waste and 38 billion litres of sewage annually. Further, large amounts of waste are produced by industries. Waste generation in India is growing at a very fast pace and is expected to rise rapidly in the future. This has mainly been due to industrialization, increase in […]