anaerobic digestion process Articles

529 Results found

Current filtering criteria

You can remove a filter by clicking on the x
  • Keyword: anaerobic digestion process ×

Anaerobic Digest

by BioCycle Magazine  (Mar. 1, 2016)

Wilsonville, Oregon: Food Scraps Digester Proposed An anaerobic digester with capacity to process 50,000 to 70,000 tons/year of commercial food waste is being proposed in Wilsonville by Sustainable Organics Recycling Technology (SORT) Bioenergy. Wilsonville is in the Portland metro area. Currently, a portion of commercial food scraps from the ...

Anaerobic Digest

by BioCycle Magazine  (Sep. 1, 2016)

Boulder, Colorado: U.S. Distributed Renewables Forecast Published Navigant Research, a market research and consulting firm in Boulder, recently published the “U.S. Distributed Renewables Deployment Forecast, 2016-2025.” The report notes that deployment of distributed renewables, such as wind, solar and anaerobic digestion facilities, ...

Bio-fuels- Anaerobic digestion

by Triangle Ltd  (Sep. 29, 2008)

Anaerobic digestion is a series of processes in which micro organisms break down biodegradable material in the absence of oxygen. It is widely used to treat wastewater sludges and organic (agricultural) wastes.  As part of an integrated waste management system, anaerobic digestion reduces the emission of gas into the atmosphere. Anaerobic ...

Advances in Thermophilic Anaerobic Digestion

by Water Environment Federation (WEF)  (Oct. 22, 2006)

ABSTRACTSignificant advances have been made in the knowledge base and practical options for improving thermophilic anaerobic digestion over the past 10 to 15 years. Today, more options exist that promise to enhance the degree of stabilization achieved and finished product quality in new and retrofitted existing processes. In parallel, the body of ...

Anaerobic digestion of aliphatic polyesters

by IWA Publishing  (Feb. 16, 2016)

Anaerobic processes for the treatment of plastic materials waste represent versatile and effective approach in environmental protection and solid waste management. In this work, anaerobic biodegradability of model aliphatic polyesters, poly(L-lactic acid) (PLA), and poly(ɛ-caprolactone) (PCL), in the form of powder and melt-pressed films with ...

Golf and a Small Anaerobic Digester

by SEaB Energy Ltd.  (Jul. 6, 2016)

Golf course associations and golf clubs around the world are looking at ways to improve the sport’s environmental criteria.  Sustainable developments and low carbon footprint operations are the name of the game.  As golf courses use fertiliser for the courses, power for the maintenance machinery, and power for the golf carts, there ...

Anaerobic digestion in the United Kingdom

by BioCycle Magazine  (May 1, 2013)

Anaerobic digestion (AD) has been used to treat sewage sludge by the United Kingdom’s (UK) water industry for over 100 years. More recent years have seen a revolution as AD has swiftly expanded into agricultural feedstocks and food waste. Data from the Waste Resource and Action Programme (WRAP) shows that in the past year alone, there has ...

Anaerobic Digestion—What Are the Economics?

by Waste Advantage Magazine  (Jul. 1, 2014)

Although solid waste AD facilities are just starting to emerge, haulers and their customers may see some benefits if the development trend continues. A Pro Forma Model objective can be constructed for strategic planning of an anaerobic digestion facility. Anaerobic digestion (AD) of food wastes in the U.S. is a developing market that is poised ...

Anaerobic Digestion Of Compostable Bags

by BioCycle Magazine  (Oct. 25, 2013)

Dry anaerobic digestion facility in Luxembourg successfully treats mixed yard and food waste collected in compostable plastic bags. Preprocessing, anaerobic digestion and composting operations are enclosed at the Syndicat Minett-Kompost facility. While the value of compostable plastic bags to increase participation in residential source ...

The Effect of the Microsludgetm Treatment Process on Anaerobic Digestion Performance

by Water Environment Federation (WEF)  (Oct. 13, 2007)

ABSTRACT Thickened waste activated sludge (TWAS) from biological treatment processes is less amenable to anaerobic digestion than primary sludge. This is due to TWAS being composed mostly of cellular material and extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) instead of more easily digestible carbohydrates and fats that are typically found in primary ...

Assessment of the state of the art of technologies for the processing of digestate residue from anaerobic digesters

by IWA Publishing  (May 9, 2013)

Anaerobic digestion is widely used as an important source of renewable energy. With the increasing number and capacity of biogas plants also, adequate treatment technologies for whole digestate – the residue from anaerobic digestion – are gaining attention. In this study the state of the art of digestate processing is analysed, and ...

Operational Experience of Advanced Anaerobic Digestion

by Monsal Limited  (Mar. 27, 2014)

Abstract Anaerobic processes have been used in wastewater treatment systems for more than a century. Initially they were used to stabilise the solids produced, and generally consisted of simple concrete tanks in which the solids were placed as thin slurry and allowed to decompose anaerobically. However, using advanced pre-treatment processes in ...

The dirty little secret of anaerobic digesters

First, I want to state that I am a firm believer in the benefits of anaerobic digesters as both technologies to reduce solid wastes, and also as means of creating clean, renewable fuel. With the abundance of animal and vegetable wastes clogging landfills and polluting rivers and aquifers, plus the rising cost of power, the non-use of anaerobic ...

Evaluation of anaerobic digestate as a substrate for vermicomposting

by Inderscience Publishers  (Aug. 5, 2014)

Vermicomposting is an established process to convert organic wastes into vermicastings suitable for plant growth. This research investigated the vermicomposting of anaerobic digestate with four different ratios of sawdust as a bulking material, for 75 days. The optimum proportion of anaerobic digestate to sawdust was identified as 70:30 based on ...

Treatment of wastewater from anaerobic digestion

by EVALED - Veolia Water Technologies  (Jun. 4, 2013)

The Client The customer is power plant which produces biogas from biomass and sewage farm, through anaerobic digestion and thermal recovery, located nearby Munich in Germany. The Client’s needs Biogas is produced by the fermentation of organic substances of animal and vegetal origin in absence of oxygen (anaerobic process). This process ...

A modified anaerobic digestion process with chemical sludge pre-treatment and its modelling

by IWA Publishing  (Jun. 5, 2014)

Activated Sludge Models (ASMs) assume an unbiodegradable organic particulate fraction in the activated sludge, which is derived from the decay of active microorganisms in the sludge and/or introduced from wastewater. In this study, a seasonal change of such activated sludge constituents in a municipal wastewater treatment plant was monitored for ...

Effects of the anaerobic biowaste treatment processes Management on the digestate quality (residues from Digestion/compost, process water/wastewater)

by ORBIT e.V.  (Jan. 2, 1999)

Regarding the municipally-collected biowaste amount in Germany, a quantity of 90 - 100 kg/ per annum per citizen is registered (Gallenkemper and Doedens, 1994). That results in an annual biowaste amount of 6.3 to 7 million tons in the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG), whereby also sewage sludges and biogenic, industrial wastes are added. ...

Anaerobic digestion as integrated part of a mechanical-biological Waste treatment process

by ORBIT e.V.  (Jan. 2, 1999)

Anaerobic digestion as a means of stabilising residual municipal solid waste (RMSW) before landfilling was evaluated to study the stabilization of RMSW through mechanical-biological processes and evaluate the effect on landfills. The tests were at the site of WGV Recycling GmbH in Quarzbichl between September 1995 and March 1996. The trials, which ...

Impacts of Process Enhancements on Fecal Coliform Concentrations in Anaerobically Digested Biosolids

by Water Environment Federation (WEF)  (Oct. 13, 2007)

Approximately 60 percent of wastewater utilities across the nation land apply biosolids for agricultural use. The US EPA approved methods most commonly used to measure pathogens killed and to ensure biosolids are safe for land application are (1) monitoring time and temperature during the treatment process (operational standards) or (2) testing ...

Suitability of anaerobic digestion effluent as process water for corn fuel ethanol fermentation

by IWA Publishing  (May 7, 2014)

A corn fuel ethanol plant integrated with anaerobic digestion treatment of thin stillage increases the net energy balance. Furthermore, the anaerobic digestion effluent (ADE) can be reused as a potential substitute for process water in the ethanol fermentation. In this study, the suitability of ADE as process water for corn ethanol fermentation ...

Related Terms for anaerobic digestion process

Need help finding the right suppliers?

Let the XPRTs do the work for you