Anaerobic Digesters Worldwide

Anaerobic digesters worldwide are becoming big business. While implementation is often very capital cost intensive, the benefits of waste remove and greenhouse gas reduction certainly provide long term social and financial benefits.   Anaerobic digestion is being increasingly implemented worldwide as businesses and communities increasingly turn wastes, like animal waste and sewage sludge, into energy to…

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Biomass Sourcing, Storage, and Preparation

Many biomass-based projects show that problems frequently occur due to over-simplified assumptions as to the sources, delivering quality and quantity, storage and reclaim requirements, and pre-processing of biomass to meet the process feedstock specifications.  If your region needs an alternative to landfilling and seeks not only recycling of the easy stuff – clean paper, plastics, and…

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Biogas Production

This is a PowerPoint by Lee Enterprises Expert, Dr. Terry Mazanec about biogas production, treatment and utilization.  It talks about anaerobic digestion, uses and cleanup of biogas, the potential for biogas from swine and dairy farms, and biogas feedstocks, such as ag waste, swine manure, wastewater treatment solids, and food production waste.

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Waste-to-Gas Expert

What is a waste-to-gas expert? Waste-to-Gas technologies are those used to convert waste into gaseous energy products like syngas, biogas, or flue gas. There are many types of waste, including biomass waste, municipal solid waste (MSW), industrial waste, sewage sludge, and used tires that can be used as feedstocks. These wastes can be converted into…

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Waste to Energy in Municipal Landfills

Is it possible to turn the waste to energy in municipal landfills or other products of value? Yes.  Many landfills are now learning about successful alternatives to simple landfilling. They are recycling difficult organics and plastics, and turning food wastes, urban bio-wastes, agricultural or food processing wastes, construction and demolition debris, utility ROW bio waste,…

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Anaerobic Digestion Expert

What is an anaerobic digestion expert? Anaerobic digestion is the natural process in which microorganisms break down organic materials.  In this instance, “organic” means coming from or made of plants or animals.  Anaerobic digestion happens in closed spaces where there is no air (or oxygen).  The initials “AD” may refer to the process of anaerobic…

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