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Waste is a resource

Organic household waste

Your bin under the kitchen sink is full of energy, and it is common and green sense to use it sensibly.

The organic waste can be converted into biogas that can be used for electricity or heating, or e.g. for biofuel in cars in line with natural gas. Parts of the waste are genuine energy bombs, and the secret is to create the most efficient mixture that provides the optimum utilisation of the energy.

646 Billund-Vand JS-Danmark Grindsted jan13 3The Wastewater Treatment Plant of the Future integrates the organic household waste into a broader context in which the waste is mixed with wastewater so that both are treated even more effectively in terms of the environment as well as energy.

It all begins with a proper sorting of the waste at each individual consumer followed up by an effective treatment and gasification of the waste. Billund BioRefinery’s partner, Billund Vand, has a long and extensive experience that is quite unique – also internationally.

In Billund Municipality we have established the most well-functioning system which has been in operation since 1997, and we cooperate with several municipalities to popularise the system. Billund BioRefinery shows the way to a better cycle – from table to soil with lots of energy!

 

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Our philosophy

"Waste and wastewater are not problems
- they are resources that offer
immense potential for
the environment"

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Partners in the project

A close cooperation between
the environmental group Krüger,
Billund Municipality and the utility company Billund Vand.

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Global interest

Environmental companies, politicians
and professionals from around the world
visit us to study Danish environmental technology.

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