Analysis of material recovery facilities for use in life-cycle assessment

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Pressley, Phillip N.; Levis, James W.; Damgaard, Anders; Barlaz, Morton A.; DeCarolis, Joseph F.;
  • Journal: volume 35, pages 307-317issn: 0956-053X
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.wasman.2014.09.012
  • Subject: Life-cycle assessment | Material recovery facility | Municipal solid waste | Recycling | Cost benefit analysis | Equipment | Glass | Life cycle | Recovery | Scrap metal reprocessing | Waste disposal | Combination of equipments | Electricity-consumption | Life-cycle assessments | Material recovery | Material recovery facilities | Parametric -analysis | Separation efficiency | Waste composition | Facilities | Costs and Cost Analysis | Electricity | Models, Economic | Models, Theoretical | Refuse Disposal | Solid Waste

Insights derived from life-cycle assessment of solid waste management strategies depend critically on assumptions, data, and modeling at the unit process level. Based on new primary data, a process model was developed to estimate the cost and energy use associated with ... View more
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