Study “Treatment of shredder residue with MWIPplus”

On behalf of the Foundation, the Paul Scherrer Institute investigated technical possibilities to improve the co-incineration of shredder residue in municipal waste incineration plants (MWIP). In principle, there are measures prior to and after MWIP treatment that can address this.

The PSI concludes that a technically comparatively simple reduction of metals in the MWIP residues (slag and filter ashes) represents the best method from an ecological and economical point of view.

The summary can be downloaded here. The entire study is only available in German.