Biomass

Biomass is defined in the CDM Glossary of Terms (Version 03) as follows:

Biomass means non-fossilized and biodegradable organic material originating from plants, animals and micro-organisms. This shall also include products, by-products, residues and waste from agriculture, forestry and related industries as well as the non-fossilized and biodegradable organic fractions of industrial and municipal wastes. Biomass also includes gases and liquids recovered from the decomposition of non-fossilized and biodegradable organic material.

Biomass residues means biomass by-products, residues and waste streams from agriculture, forestry and related industries (CDM Glossary of Terms, Version 03).

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