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Urban Mill Concept - System solutions for converting municipal and industrial wastes into fuels, materials and energy

Today, regulations and norms direct waste from landfilling to material and energy use. In Finland, the landfill ban on organic waste came into force in January 2016. The long-term objective of societies is to replace fossil and first generation renewable fuels with liquids and gases produced from low-value by-products and wastes, such as residues from agriculture and forestry, energy crops, or municipal and industrial waste streams. Together with industrial partners, VTT has introduced the so-called Urban Mill concept, which combines utilization of urban waste streams and production of fuels and materials.

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