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Twenty-four 24 innovative business models and 47 case studies on energy, nutrients and water recovery.

TitleResource recovery from waste : business models for energy, nutrient and water reuse in low- and middle-income countries
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsOtoo, M, Drechsel, P
Paginationxvi, 815 p. : 23 boxes, 280 fig., 67 tab.
Date Published06/2018
Place PublishedNew York, NY, USA
Publication LanguageEnglish
ISBN Number978-1-138-01655-2 (hbk), 978-1-315-78086-3 (ebk)
Keywordsaquaculture, business models, circular economy, energy, solid waste recycling, water reuse

The book provides a compendium of Resource Recovery and Reuse (RRR) business options for energy, nutrients and water via 24 innovative business models based on an in-depth analysis of over 60 empirical cases, of which 47 from around the world are described and evaluated in a systematic way. The focus is on organic municipal, agro-industrial and food waste, including faecal sludge, supporting a diverse range of business models with potential for large-scale out-and up-scaling.


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