biowaste treatment

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Anaerobic Digestion “Big Opportunity” for Municipal Waste

Anaerobic digestion is the “Big Opportunity” for Municipal Waste disposal and treatment to produce renewable energy. While wind and solar get the majority of the attention when it comes to renewable energy, there are other less well-known, largely unreported renewable energy options that can help the United States diversify its energy mix and make progress […]

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ArrowBio MBT and Anaerobic Digestion Facility Projects

Update for 2019 of the ArrowBio MBT process which incorporates Anaerobic Digestion technology: The original company may or may not now be operating. There appear to be a number of similarly named spin-off companies. The process continues to be an interesting example of how anaerobic digestion can be harnessed in MBT (Mechanical Biological Treatment of […]

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MBT Composting is Unjustified and a Waste of Money

Back in the 1990s the European Union (EU) passed a directive which must be complied with by all member states, with heavy fines for non-compliance. The stated aim was to substantially reduce landfilling and in particular the amount of organic matter being sent to landfill. Now, for improving the sustainability of the economies of Europe […]

EU Awareness of Food and Garden Waste Management Benefits Increases

It has emerged that the European Parliament’s environment committee is set to consider a draft report (April 28) drawn up by one of its members that urges the European Commission to develop proposals for a specific bio-waste directive by the end of 2010. Bio-waste management (AD and Composting) has economic benefits which should be utilised EU wide.

Biofertiliser Certification Scheme Will Help Divert Organic Waste from Landfill

The UK Biofertiliser Certification Scheme provides guarantee to customers, farmers, food producers and shops that biofertiliser is safe and of high quality.

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Derby MSW Gasification Project – Energos Preferred Bidder to UU/Interserve

[box]January 2020 Derby MSW Gasification Project Update: With the Gasification Plant still unable to pass the requirements for an operating certificate to be granted, and no resolution in sight contract termination has been carried out. The unfortunate story unfolds in our added section below the original article reproduced here.[/box] [box]Autumn 2018 Update: Nearly 10 years on […]