Role of Plastics in Decoupling of MSW Generation and Economic Growth in the US
Analysis of plastics generation and disposition data in the US compared to national economic growth. Investigate the role of plastics material substitution and lightweighting in the decoupling effect between US MSW generation and economic growth.
Beneficial Ash Reuse from Waste Thermal Treatment Technologies
Environmental analytics (i.e. leachability tests) and applied experimental testing to determine beneficial applications for ash reuse.
Metals Recovery from Waste-to-Energy Ash
Experimental investigation of processes to extract valuable metals from waste-to-energy ash for recycle back into the wholesale metals market.
Analysis of Cleergas Gasification Technology