Pilot scale digestion of source-sorted household waste as a tool for evaluation of different pre-sorting and pre-treatment strategies

Å Svärd, C. Gruvberger, H. Aspegren, J.l.C. Jansen, Thomas Højlund Christensen

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    Abstract

    Pilot scale digestion of the organic fraction of source-sorted household waste from Sweden and Denmark was performed during one year. The study includes 17 waste types with differences in originating municipality, housing type, kitchen wrapping, sack type, pre-treatment method and season. The pilot scale digestion has been carried out in systems with a 35-litres digester connected to a 77-litres gas tank. Four rounds of digestion were performed including start-up periods, full operation periods for evaluation and post-digestion periods without feeding. Different pre-sorting and pre-treatment strategies is evaluated since the results are based on the measure of the realizable gas potential.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication3rd International Symposium: Anaerobic Digestion of Solid Wastes, Munich 18-20 September 2002 : Theme 2
    Place of PublicationMunich
    PublisherInstitute of Water Quality Control and Waste Management, Technical University of Munich
    Publication date2002
    Publication statusPublished - 2002
    Event3rd International Symposium on Anaerobic Digestion of Solid Wastes - Munich, Germany
    Duration: 18 Sept 200220 Sept 2002
    Conference number: 3

    Conference

    Conference3rd International Symposium on Anaerobic Digestion of Solid Wastes
    Number3
    Country/TerritoryGermany
    CityMunich
    Period18/09/200220/09/2002

    Keywords

    • gas potential
    • anaerobic digestion
    • pilot-scale
    • pre-treatment
    • household waste

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