Biodigestion at the Neighbourhood Level : from community participation to waste separation

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Abstract

Urban Agriculture magazine • number 32 • September 2017 49 www.ruaf.org High energy bills and litter on the streets caused a group of residents of the Wildeman neighbourhood in the district of Osdorp in Amsterdam to act. Expecting no solution from the municipality, they decided to take care of it themselves and tackled these two problems with one solution: using the technology of biodigestion to produce energy from municipal food waste - a perfect example of the urban food-waste-energy nexus.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-51
JournalUrban Agriculture Magazine
Issue number32
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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Keywords

  • bioenergy
  • biofuels
  • biobased economy
  • residual streams
  • projects
  • co-fermentation
  • digestate
  • renewable energy
  • energy sources
  • organic wastes
  • recycling

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