Bio-Stabilization of MSW in Argentina - Case Study

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Courtesy of Managed Organic Recyling, Inc

Largest Landfill in South America uses the Covered Aerated Static Pile (CASP) composting system to Bio-Stabilize 400 tons/day of Mix Solid Waste (MSW) derived from the landfill sparation facility.

2500 tons of un-separated MSW arrives daily from the City of Buenos Aries and the surronding area (population 12 million). Roughly 65 percent of the incoming waste is organic and can be diverted from the landfill. 

In an effort to extend the life of the landfill by reducing the daily volume they have choosen the CASP composting system to achieve their goals.

400 Tonne/Day Bio-Stabilization Facility

Benito Roggio Ambiental (BRA) of Buenos Aries, Argentina operates the largest landfill in South America. On any typical day the landfill receives over 2,500tonnes of un-source separated municipal solid waste (MSW) for its collection service area in Buenos Aries (population 12 million residents). Incoming materials which consist of about 65 percent organic material are source separated on three picker lines to recover recyclable materials followed by trommel screens (2m diameter X 10m long) to remove the 4cm or larger material in the waste stream. 

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