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Impact of burning industrial waste – rotary kiln vs. cement kiln

Environmental impact of incineration of calorific industrial waste: Rotary kiln vs. cement kiln
Original Research Article
Waste Management, Volume 32, Issue 10
Pages 1853-1863
Isabel Vermeulen, Jo Van Caneghem, Chantal Block, Wim Dewulf, Carlo Vandecasteele


► We model two energy intensive processes that substitute fossil fuel by industrial waste. ► Considered waste streams include automotive shredder residue and meat and bone meal. ► Environmental impact assessment is conducted using two different modeling approaches. ► Methodological choices can influence the outcome and conclusions of the assessment.

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