Tag Archive for 'wood burning'

Portable equipment to measure pollution from wood burning stoves

December 19th, 2010 by Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine

Wood-burning stoves are enjoying a surge in popularity. But burning biomass releases fine dust particles that are hazardous to health. Consequently, new legal limits for particulate emissions from such stoves were introduced in Germany last March. Researchers have now developed a measuring device that determines precise levels of dust emissions. For some years now, consumers […]

A Modern, Sustainable Treatment of Solid Waste in Brittany, France

January 24th, 2009 by Professor Nicholas Day

Decision time is approaching for the treatment of Guernsey’s waste. A range of approaches can be expected in response to the call for tenders. At one extreme is likely to be the solution adopted by Jersey, for a large mass burn incinerator to handle, at great expense, the great bulk of the waste stream.  More closely attuned to […]