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Biowaste to Energy Status in an India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Biochemistry and Biochemical Engineering, Sam Higgin Bottom University of Technology and Sciences (SHUATS), Allahabad, UP-211007, India
  • 2Department of Biochemistry and Biochemical Engineering, Sam Higgin Bottom University of Technology and Sciences (SHUATS), Allahabad, UP-211007, India

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 7, Issue (9), Pages 48-50, September,22 (2018)


Biowaste as a pollutant is a major threat to the environment and available renewable resources such as air, water, soil and harm the natural scenery of our environment. This biowaste threat is increased day by day with alarming rate mainly in a developing country like India. The reported data of increment of waste was 62MT in 2006 to 436 MT by 2050. This problem of increment is controlled by recycling and transforming the waste into fuel production, electricity generation and transportation purposes. The aim of the study mainly focuses on the torrefaction technology is better for fuel production with respect to other traditional technology such as biomass gasification and pyrolysis.


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