The Role of Waste Derived Fuel in the EU’s Energy and Resources Transition

The Waste Derived Fuel supply chain plays an important role in helping to solve three major challenges the EU and wider Europe faces: reducing levels of methane and CO2 emissions to limit the rate of climate change; ensuring resources are used in a circular (rather than a linear) way, so their full value is realised; and reducing fossil energy consumption and supporting energy security. Current and future waste and energy-related policies must be designed to support the Waste Derived Fuel industry to maximise its potential towards these three global challenges.

Prepared by Bethany Ledingham and Gabriella Franchi of Eunomia Research & Consulting, as Secretariat to the RDF Industry Group.