Waste into Energy


The project will be made up of three main stages: Stage 1 Review (both in Australia and overseas) current and proposed developments in the field of energy production from waste sources. Stage 2 Literature review and preliminary assessment of state-of-the-art technology, practices, regulation and economics of energy production from meat chicken industry waste streams. Stage 3 Analyse the potential for applying energy generation and nutrient extraction technology in the Australian chicken meat industry.


Chicken Meat

Research Organisation

FSA Consulting

Objective Summary

The objective of this project is to conduct a review of different waste to energy processes both overseas and in Australia for both the poultry and other livestock industries.

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Project Start Date

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Project Completion Date

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

Sustainable natural resource management

National Priority

CME-Develop and implement measures to improve industry's impact on the enviroment