December 10, 2009

Model for reducing Carbon Footprint

City of Heisenberg in Sweden was awarded the best Municipalities for its operating in solid waste disposal and productive use of urban solid and liquid waste. The Chairman of Heisenberg and company which is looking after the environmental issues presented the case study on the productive use of waste to energy. Following points explain the model:
1. Recovery of methane for landfills
2. Biogas is upgraded and can be used to drive buses. At present 40% of public transport is dependent on this fuel.
3. Biogas is liquefied and can be transported to any desired locations
4. With combination and multiple uses, the city of approx. 127,000 residents has reduced carbon footprint to great number.
(by Mr Prakash Chhangani)


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