Energetic balance in paper incineration and recycling

According to the Department of Energy, paper incineration produces 8.000 Btu/pound while recycling recovers only 2.000 Btu/pound. That means that in order to obtain a balance between the two methods, the paper would have to be recovered as pulp for four times at least, compromising the quality of the fibers

Fonte: Warmer Bulletin - World Resource Foundation
Autor: J. H. Penido
Email do Autor: jpenido@resol.com.br

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