anaerobic digestion microbiology News

  • UK initiative to reduce organic waste sent to landfill

    Encouraging technology that reduces the amount of organic waste sent to landfill is the driving force behind a consultation launched this week by the Waste Protocols Project, a joint WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) and Environment Agency initiative. The Quality Protocol for the production and use of quality outputs from Anaerobic Digestion, could make it easier to turn ...

  • AD wastewater treatment technology launched

    Celje, Slovenia. Anaerobic digestion (AD) is being used in a new generation of wastewater treatment plant being marketed by EKO GEA, a Slovenian manufacturer of biological products for the waste sector. The plant incorporates a simple design with a small footprint and requires no power whatsoever. At its core is specially-sourced “tuff” bio-media and EKO GEA’s proprietary bio-active marine algae ...


    By Eco Gea - Nejc Dordic SpA

  • WELTEC Optimises Wastewater Plants

    In the future, the anaerobic fermentation and utilisation of sludge from wastewater plants will play an increasingly important role. To ensure an economically and ecologically sustainable solution, more and more municipalities decide to optimise the energy potential of their sewage plants. For a plant dimension of 20,000 to 30,000 PE (population equivalent), biogas plant manufacturer WELTEC ...


    By WELtec BioPower GmbH

  • WELTEC BIOPOWER Upgrades Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bavaria

    The increasing restriction of the agricultural use of sewage sludge is associated with mounting pressure on municipalities and sewage treatment providers. Moreover, the high power needs drive up the expenses of wastewater treatment plants. Thus, more and more sewage treatment plants decide to employ energy-saving sludge stabilisation in an anaerobic reactor and utilisation of the digestion gas ...


    By WELtec BioPower GmbH

  • Practical benefits of sustainable soil management

    A four-year AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds research project has unearthed invaluable results for growers, into the benefits of adopting sustainable soil management practices. One element of the Soil Programme - which involved an overall investment of £2.6 million - investigated how different types and quantities of organic matter in the soil can increase crop yields. Early ...


    By Certis UK

  • Ductor Corporation announces a new partnership with ES Engineering Services in North America

    Ductor Corp and ES Engineering Services have partnered with the goal of advancing the biogas industry in North America. Together, Ductor and ES will work to integrate Ductor fermentation technology within existing and new biogas plants located in North America. ES will provide all technical design and project management services required for the implementation of Ductor’s technology. ...


    By Ductor Corp.

  • Alberta Biorefining Process Granted U S and International Patents

    A new Canadian biorefining technology  for  processing organic waste has been granted  a patent by the United States Patent Office for a term effective until 2030. This new thermal hydrolysis and fractionation process, invented by Dr. Erick Schmidt, of Ponoka, Alberta, transforms food waste and animal by-products including meat and bones from carcasses into safe nutrient  ...


    By BioRefinex Canada Inc.

  • Cranfield University Facilities

    The networked physical infrastructures which provide our communities with energy, water, transport, telecoms and other services are under significant pressure due to population growth, an ageing asset based, and climate change. Cranfield has been at the forefront of innovation and solution development in these sectors for over 60 years. Our academic and research staff lead the design, testing, ...


    By Cranfield University

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