anaerobic digestion waste-to-energy Articles

  • Federal grants support food waste solutions in Connecticut

    Federal grants totaling $100,000 have been designated to help Connecticut meet federal, state, and local efforts to divert food from landfills while helping provide healthy food to the hungry, protecting the environment, and saving money for businesses and consumers. The Center for EcoTechnology, a nonprofit organization focused on food waste, will use a portion of those grants to provide ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Turning waste into power

    Economic, social and environmental factors dictate the necessity to manage waste to a new level. Wastewater plants, landfills, farms and food plants are all the owners of biomass that can be digested to produce biogas and turned into power. Biogas can be burned directly in boilers for heat recovery and used for manufacturing, heating or cooling; this is the simplest method of direct biogas ...


    By Hurll Nu-Way

  • Adding Value With Anaerobic Digestion

    Adding waste-to-energy technology to wastewater treatment produces energy that can be used to power operations Anaerobic digestion (AD) is a biological process that uses microbes to biodegrade organic matter (feedstock) in the absence of oxygen. It provides a host of benefits in the treatment of challenging wastewater streams while offering the opportunity to produce value in the ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Wastewater and Waste-to-Energy for Candied Fruit Manufacturer - Case study

    An anaerobic digester allows an Italian food producer to turn waste into more than enough energy to power the plant ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Pulp and Paper Industry Facing Water Issues

    Water-reuse and waste-to-energy technologies can lessen environmental impact ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Environmental efficiency of composting versus anaerobic digestion of separately collected, organic waste

    Environmental policy in the Netherlands among others aims at closing material cycles and minimising the amount of waste requiring final disposal. In this policy the highest priority is given to the prevention of waste production followed by (in descending order of preference) reuse, incineration with energy recovery and sanitary landfilling. In the implementation of this solid waste policy also ...


    By ORBIT e.V.

  • Addressing food waste through anaerobic digestion

    Food waste continues to be a problem worldwide, even with more and more attention being paid to reducing spoilage and to salvaging edible foods for redistribution or reuse. One approach to the problem is diverting inedible organic matter from landfills and treating it with anaerobic digestion, which has the side effect of capturing energy. The amount of food wasted worldwide was 2.3 billion ...


    By Fluence Corporation

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