Emerging technologies for conversion of the organic content of Municipal Solid Waste and improving waste-to-chemicals value chains

Programme: Horizon2020
Deadline: 2016-09-08
Tags: Other Thematic Category


The organic fraction of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) represents an abundant and cheap, albeit highly variable, bio-based feedstock. The advancements in sorting in the latest years have made bio-waste an extremely affordable feedstock (even available at negative price under some circumstances), attracting the interest of the biochemical industry. However, due to its high complexity in composition as well as the variability during the year, it is a challenging feedstock to be processed for bio-based applications.

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