Waste treatment

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

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)
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    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)
  • 2004
  • Zeschmar-Lahl B.: Book Review: Practical Handbook of Material Flow Analysis, by Paul H. Brunner and Helmut Rechberger. Lewis Publishers, CRC Press LLC. Int J LCA 9 (5), 337-338, 2004
    External link: Preview
  • 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.
    External link: Study
  • 2000
  • Zeschmar-Lahl B., Jager J., Ketelsen K., Lahl U., Scheidl K., Steiner M., Heckmann A.: Mechanisch-biologische Abfallbehandlung in Europa. VKS e.V., A.S.A. e.V. (Hrsg.), Blackwell Wissenschafts-Verlag, Berlin, 2000
    Many details of this book are cited here: Cool Waste Management. A State-of-the-Art Alternative to Incineration for Residual Municipal Waste. Published by the Greenpeace Environmental Trust, Canonbury Villas, London N1 2PN, United Kingdom, February 2003
  • 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
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