Energies 2009, 2(4), 1192-1200; doi:10.3390/en20401192
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The Technology of Waste, Biofuels and Global Warming in Viable Closed Loop, Sustainable Operations

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Received: 18 November 2009; Accepted: 30 November 2009 / Published: 3 December 2009
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Abstract: This research set out to explore and develop a route relating the recycling of urban and industrial wastes to land to produce agricultural crops with energy crops in the rotation, using the green leaf to “harvest” sunlight and to examine the sequestration of carbon dioxide and release of oxygen in a sustainable closed loop. Further, to establish if the pollution, particularly of nitrogen and phosphates (often associated with cultivations and use of mineral fertilisers) could be reduced or eliminated, so as to be able to develop systems which could contribute to the reversal of global warming. Finally, to probe whether practical operators on the ground could understand the technology, use it, and express what they were doing in a way acceptable to a wider society.
Keywords: wastes; biofuels; global warming
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Butterworth, W.R. The Technology of Waste, Biofuels and Global Warming in Viable Closed Loop, Sustainable Operations. Energies 2009, 2, 1192-1200.

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Butterworth WR. The Technology of Waste, Biofuels and Global Warming in Viable Closed Loop, Sustainable Operations. Energies. 2009; 2(4):1192-1200.

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Butterworth, William R. 2009. "The Technology of Waste, Biofuels and Global Warming in Viable Closed Loop, Sustainable Operations." Energies 2, no. 4: 1192-1200.

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