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From Food Waste to Bus Fuel in Linköping, Sweden
Waste from canteens and restaurants is used to produce biogas in Linköping in Sweden.
This has resulted in lower volumes of waste, better access to fossil-free fuel for the
town’s public transport and improved availability of biofertiliser for agriculture.
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Food_waste_powers_buses_in_Linköping [Food waste powers buses in Linköping, Sweden.pdf, 100.39 kb]
Icon/category:
  • Measures Implemented
  • Achievement
  • Energy
  • Renewables
Type of resource:
  • Case Study
Medium:
  • Print resource
Purpose:
  • Financing
Author: Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
Publisher: Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
Published in: 5, 2009
Relevant for:
  • Europe
Sector:
  • Municipal
Topic:
  • Climate mitigation
  • Innovation
  • Recycling & waste
  • Transport
  • Waste
Language:
  • English
Free to use: Yes
Terms of use / copyright info:
The project on the Internet:
www.linkoping.se
For further information on Best Practice:
www.swedishepa.se/bestpractice
www.naturvardsverket.se/mir
Energy Subject:
  • Energy use
Renewable Energy Technology:
  • Bioenergy - Biogas
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