Volume I: Report Text


SRI International

Menlo Park, California

NREL Technical Monitors: Bimleshwar Gupta and Philip Shepherd

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (formerly the Solar Energy Research Institute) 1617 Cole Boulevard Golden, Colorado 80401-3393. A Division of Midwest Research Institute. Operated for the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02-83CH10093

Prepared under subcontract no: RF-1-1103

October 1992

NREL/TP-431-4988A UC Category 249 DE92016433

Report Organization

This report, Data Summary of Municipal Solid Waste Management Alternatives, comprises 12 separately bound volumes. Volume I contains the report text. Volume II contains supporting exhibits. Volumes III through X are appendices, each addressing a specific MSW management technology. Volumes XI and XII contain project bibliographies. The document control page at the back of this volume contains contacts for obtaining copies of the other volumes.

Volume Contents Document Number I Report Text TP-431-4988A II Exhibits TP-431-4988B III Appendix A TP-431-4988C Mass Burn Technologies IV Appendix B TP-431-4988D RDF Technologies V Appendix C TP-431-4988E Fluidized-Bed Combustion VI Appendix D TP-431-1988F Pyrolysis and Gasification of MSW VII Appendix E TP-431-4988G Material Recovery/Material Recycling Technologies VIII Appendix F TP-431-4988H Landfills IX Appendix G TP-431-4988I Composting X Appendix H TP-431-4988J Anaerobic Digestion of MSW XI Alphabetically Indexed TP-431-4988K Bibliography XII Numerically Indexed TP-431-4988L Bibliography PROJECT OBJECTIVES

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