Water and Sewage
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Buildings & land use

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 be 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.

Bewertung der Aufbereitung von organischen Abfällen in Dänemark
Investigation of the most sustainable solution for organic household waste treatment.

Environmental monitoring in Breda
Umwelt Monitoring in Breda

The Netherlands

Housing regeneration project 2MW, Schalkwijk, Haarlem
Sanierungsprojekt „2MW Wohnbau“, Schalkwijk, Haarlem

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
Ein Programm auf Gemeindeebene zur Gewinnung und Nutzung von Biogas

A municipal approach to finding an appropriate solution for the treatment of organic household waste.

Solid Waste in Copenhagen
Feste Abfallstoffe in Kopenhagen

The choice of the right system for the pre-collection sorting of waste.

Waste Management Concept - Plastics
Abfallwirtschaftsplan- Kunststoffe

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