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municipal solid waste is where the waste from households and businesses is produced
Solid waste can be classified into different types depending on their source:a) Household waste is generally classified as municipal waste, b) Industrial waste as hazardous waste, and c) Biomedical waste or hospital waste as infectious waste.
A sanitary landfill
Basically, calorific value of any sludge depends on its constitution. Since sludge is not defined composition wise, its accurate calorific value doesn't exist. And another important factor which affects the calorific value is the end product that's generated out of sludge. eg if biogas is generated, then calorific value would be 22,000 kJ/Nm3 (http://www.currenta.com/pages/1577/life_2008_final_engl.pdf) topic open for discussion!!
Municipal Solid Waste
In 2009, paper made up the largest portion, 28.2% of the United States' municipal solid waste. It was followed by food scraps: 14.1%, and yard trimmings: 13.7%.
Paper, yard waste, food waste, and plastics.
1) Mississippi Worker's Compensation 2) Municipal Solid Waste Compost
300Kgs/m3 - for municipal waste as provided by Viridor laing for Greater Manchester Waste Scheme