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Waste case studies

These case studies are waste related projects that have used at least one tool to assess sustainability. This has enabled an investigation of the usefulness of tool in highlighting sustainability and its role in the decision making process. Case studies that have been chosen could be complete, ongoing or due to take place in the next couple of years and can be of a building, neighbourhood, city or regional scale.

The information included has been obtained from interviews with project staff, other literature and websites.

Two levels of information are included; a brief description of the case study, the tools used and how they have had an impact on the project and also a more indepth description which provides more detail and sources of information, this is presented in .pdf format.

Assessment of organic waste treatment in Denmark.
Investigation of the most sustainable solution for organic household waste treatment.

Environmental monitoring in Breda
The Netherlands

Housing regeneration project 2MW, Schalkwijk, Haarlem
The Netherlands
The renovation of a neighbourhood has resulted in a large decrease of use of gas for heating and hot water (70%), 40% energy-saving, 30% use of sustainable (solar) energy through the renovation of a neighbourhood.

Municipal System for Biogas Extraction and Utilisation
A municipal approach to finding an appropriate solution for the treatment of organic household waste.

Procedure for Environmental Assessment of local regulation in Copenhagen

Solid Waste in Copenhagen
The choice of the right system for the pre-collection sorting of waste.

Waste Management Concept - Plastics, in Graz
Plastics recycling as part of a Waste Management Concept for the city of Graz