Waste Management

The BZL team has been engaged in environmental affairs for around 30 years – in the meantime we have published many of our results and projects, most of them in German, see

 

English Publications

2018
  • José-Luis Gálvez-Martos, David Styles, Harald Schoenberger, Barbara Zeschmar-Lahl. Construction and demolition waste best management practice in Europe. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Volume 136, September 2018, Pages 166-178, ISSN 0921-3449.
    Download (external link): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2018.04.016. or ScienceDirect
  • Friege, H.; Zeschmar-Lahl, B.; Borgmann, A. Managing Cd Containing Waste – Caught by the Past, the Circular Economy Needs New Answers. Recycling 2018, 3, 18, doi:10.3390/recycling3020018
    Online (external link): HTML-version
    Download (external link): PDF, 1,8 MB
  • Lahl, Uwe; Zeschmar-Lahl, Barbara: Prerequisites for Public Acceptance of Waste-to-Energy Plants: Evidence from Germany and Indonesia. Makara Journal of Technology, [S.l.], v. 22, n. 1, p. 17-27, apr. 2018. ISSN 2356-4539. doi:10.7454/mst.v22i1.3555.
    Download (external link) from Makara Journal of Technology (pdf, 1 MB)
  • Download from BZL-website (pdf, 1 MB)

2017
  • Lahl U., Zeschmar-Lahl B.: The importance of pollution control for the acceptance of waste treatment plants – recommendations for the waste management sector in Indonesia based on experiences in Germany
    The 15th International Conference on Quality in Research (QiR) – Nusa Dua, Bali, 24.-27.7.2017
    Download: Presentation (pdf, 1,5 MB)
  • Morlok J., Schönberger H., Styles D., Galvez-Martos J.-L., Zeschmar-Lahl B.: The impact of Pay-As-You-Throw schemes on municipal solid waste management: the exemplar case of the County of Aschaffenburg, Germany. Resources 2017, 6(1), 8; doi:10.3390/resources6010008 (registering DOI).Received: 2 November 2016 / Accepted: 23 January 2017 / Published: 8 February 2017
    Online: (external link): PAYT publication 2017
    Download (external link): (pdf, 4,5 MB)

 

2016
  • Zeschmar-Lahl B., Schoenberger H., Styles D., Galvez-Martos J.-L.: Background Report on Best Environmental Management Practice in the Waste Management Sector. Preparatory findings to support the development of an EMAS Sectoral Reference Document. Report for the European Commission's Joint Research Centre, May 2016.
    Download Background Report (external link): (pdf, 10 MB)
    Download Background Report: (pdf, 10 MB)

 

2011
  • Lahl, U., Zeschmar-Lahl, B.: The importance of pollution control for the acceptance of waste treatment plants. NDRC/GIZ Study Tour, 18.10.2011, Berlin
    Download (English/Chinese): Slides (pdf, 1,7 MB)
  • Lahl U., Zeschmar-Lahl B.: The importance of pollution control for the acceptance of waste treatment plants. IRC – International Recovery Congress, 12th - 13th September 2011, Warsaw
    Download: Slides, updated (pdf, 1,6 MB)

 

2010
  • Zeschmar-Lahl B.: Waste-to-energy Compared To Mechanical Biological Treatment (MBT) And Co-combustion Of Municipal Waste. ISWA World Congress 2010, Hamburg, 17. November 2010.
    Download: Slides (pdf, 0,73 MB)
  • Lahl, U., Zeschmar-Lahl, B.: Climate Change Scenarios 2050 – Challenges for the Waste Management Sector. DepoTech 2010, 3.-5. November 2010, Leoben (A). Proceedings, Eds.: Lorber K.E., et al., S. 317-326, 2010
    Download: Abstract (engl.) (pdf, 20 kB)

 

2009
  • Zeschmar-Lahl B.: A comparison between Waste-to-Energy and Mechanical Biological Treatment (MBT). Waste-to-Energy, State of the Art and Latest News. 24.-25.11.2009, Malmö, Schweden
    Download: Slides (pdf, 940 kB)

 

2005
  • Zeschmar-Lahl B.: Mechanical-biological treatment: Processes and Products. TU Berlin, FG Abfallwirtschaft: Waste Management in Berlin, Colloquium, 23.8.2005
    Download: Slides (pdf, 75 kB)

 

2001
  • Ecodumping by Energy Recovery. A Report on Distortions of Environmental Standards between Disposal and Recovery and approaches to overcome them. Study prepared for the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), January 2001.
    Download: Study

 

2000
  • Ecodumping by Energy Recovery. A Report on Distortions of Environmental Standards between Disposal and Recovery and Approaches to overcome them. Client: European Environmental Bureau (EEB), Brussels, 2000.
    Download: Study (pdf, 170 kB)
  • Lahl U.: Ecological Aspects of Co-Incineration of Solid Waste in Cement Kilns. In: Pawlowski L., Dudzinska M.R., Gonzalez M.A. (Hrsg.): Thermal Solid Waste Utilization in Regular and Industrial Facilities. Environmental Science Research Vol. 58, 11 – 17, 2000

 

1995
  • Lahl U., Zeschmar-Lahl B., Reimann O.: PCDD/F emission of MSWI: A status report on emission reduction means in Germany. Organohalogen Compounds 23, 413-417, 1995

 

1994
  • Wilken M., Böske J., Jager J., Zeschmar-Lahl B.: PCDD/F, PCB, chlorobenzene and chlorophenol emissions of a municipal solid waste incineration plant (MSWI) – variation within a five day routine performance and influence of Mg(OH)2-addition. Chemosphere 29 (9-11), 2039-2050, 1994

 

1993
  • Jager J., Wilken M., Beyer A., Rakel H., Zeschmar-Lahl B., Jager E.: Practical concepts to minimize the emission of halogenated organic compounds from municipal solid waste incinerators. Chemosphere 27 (1-3), 141-148, 1993
  • Lahl U.: Sintering plants of steel industry – the most important thermical PCDD/F source in industrialized regions? Lecture, DIOXIN'93, Vienna, and Organohalogen Compounds 11, 311-314, 1993
  • Kurz R., Boeske J., Lahl U.: Polychlorinated Dibenzodioxins and Dibenzofurans in soil, deposition and airborne particulate matter in the vicinity of a municipal solid waste incinerator. Organohalogen Compounds 12, 151-154, 1993

 

1992
  • Beyer A., Rakel H., Wilken M., Zeschmar-Lahl B., Jager J.: Practical Concepts to Minimize the Emission of Halogenated Organic Compounds from Municipal Solid Waste Incinerators. Lecture auf der EG-Tagung „Efficient Technologies for the Incineration of Solid Urban Waste in Mediterranean Countries“, Tarragona/Spanien, 25.-27.3.1992
  • Jager J., Wilken M., Beyer A., Rakel H., Zeschmar-Lahl B.: Practical Concepts to Minimize the Emission of Halogenated Organic Compounds from Municipal Solid Waste Incinerators. Lecture, DIOXIN'92, 24.-28.8.1992, Tampere (SF)
  • Lahl U.: Recycling of waste foundry sands. The Science of the Total Environment 114, 185-193, 1992

 

1991
  • Lahl U., Wilken M., Zeschmar-Lahl B., Jager J.: PCCD/PCDF balance of different municipal waste management methods. Chemosphere 23 (8-10), 1481-1489, 1991
  • Wilken M., Cornelsen B., Zeschmar-Lahl B., Jager J.: Distribution of PCDD/-PCDF and other organochlorine compounds in different municipal solid waste fractions. Poster P 103, Dioxin '91, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, September 1991
  • Böske J., Ehmann J., Kurz R., Lahl U.: PCDD/PCDF immission by a municipal waste incinerator – results of a luff/lee study. Poster P 101, DIOXIN'91, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, September 1991

 

1990
  • Lahl U., Wilken M., Zeschmar-Lahl B., Jager J.: PCDD/PCDF balance of different municipal waste management methods. I. Municipal waste incinerators (MWI). Poster, DIOXIN'90, Bayreuth, and: Organohalogen Compounds 4, 327-330, 1990
  • Mueller U., Hoer B., Zeschmar-Lahl B., Wilken M., Jager J.: PCDD/PCDF balance of different municipal waste management methods. II. Waste disposal and disposal gas incineration. Poster, DIOXIN'90, Bayreuth, and: Organohalogen Compounds 4, 331-334, 1990
  • Wilken M., Neugebauer F., Zeschmar-Lahl B., Jager J.: PCDD/PCDF balance of different municipal waste management methods. III. Composting. Poster, DIOXIN'90, Bayreuth, and: Organohalogen Compounds 4, 335-338, 1990
  • Borgas M., Wilken M., Zeschmar-Lahl B., Jager J.: PCDD/PCDF balance of different municipal waste management methods. IV. Recycling. Poster, DIOXIN'90, Bayreuth, and: Organohalogen Compounds 4, 339-342, 1990
  • Zeschmar-Lahl B., Wilken M., Jager J., Lahl U.: PCDD/PCDF balance of different municipal waste management methods. V. Comparison and results. Lecture, DIOXIN'90, Bayreuth, and: Organohalogen Compounds 4, 343-346, 1990

 

1987
  • König H.P., Lahl U., Kock H.: Determination of organic volatiles in ambient air in the area of a landfill. J. Aerosol Sci. 18 (6), 837-840, 1987