Chemical characteristics and methane potentials of source-separated and pre-treated organic municipal solid waste

Hansen, T. L.; Svärd, Å.; Angelidaki, I.; Schmidt, J. E.; Jansen, J.; Christensen, T. H.
August 2003
Water Science & Technology;2003, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p205
A research project has investigated the biogas potential of pre-screened source-separated organic waste. Wastes from five Danish cities have been pre-treated by three methods: screw press; disc screen; and shredder and magnet. This paper outlines the sampling procedure used, the chemical composition of the wastes and the estimated methane potentials.


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