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Biological Treatment of Solid Waste

Aerobic biological treatment (composting) © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Many developed and developing countries practice composting and ...

Anaerobic biological treatment (Anaerobic digestion) © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Many developed and developing countries practice composting and...

Biocovers of landfills © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

An inexpensive way to reduce greenhouse-active methane emissions from existing Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) landfills is to exploit the natural process of microbial methane oxidation through...

Biorefinery © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

With the surge in bio-based activities around the globe, a new concept called bio-refining starts to emerge. IEA Bioenergy ...

Combustion of Municipal Solid Waste for District Heat or Electricity waste to energy

Municipal solid waste (MSW) refers to the stream of garbage collected through community sanitation services. Such waste can consist of a variety of materials, including both renewable energy...

Gasification of Municipal Solid Waste for Large-Scale Electricity/Heat © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Thermal gasification of municipal solid waste (MSW) is a chemical process that generates a gaseous, fuel-rich product. This product can then be combusted in a boiler, producing steam for power...

Methane Capture at Landfills for Electricity and Heat © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Under the anaerobic (oxygen free) conditions of landfill sites, organic waste is broken down by micro-organisms, leading to the formation of landfill gas (LFG). LFG is a gaseous mixture which...

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