Technical Note SB30: Combustion of waste biomass

Some people have concerns about the combustion of waste biomass such as demolition timber, municipal refuse and industrial biomass waste.  An example is Waste to energy plants 'wasteful'.  The News-Westport, Westport by Lee Scanlon, 08 Jun 2018.

Combustion of waste biomass is no different than the combustion of wood.  However, because some waste biomass may have contaminants the combustor may have to have a higher level of emissions treatment prior to discharges to air.

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