Tag: agricultural waste

Agricultural waste is waste produced as a result of various agricultural operations. It includes manure and other wastes from farms, poultry houses and slaughterhouses; harvest waste; fertilizer run- off from fields; pesticides that enter into water, air or soils; and salt and silt drained from fields.

Great Things Come in Small Packages

Great Things Come in Small Packages

The famous saying “smaller is better” is not necessarily true. A more accurate statement would be that “appropriate scale is better.” This brings us to the use of microturbines and their appropriate applications. Micro turbines are not actually tiny; they are still relatively large and powerful machines. But compared to

MSW and the Promise of Biotechnology

On average, the top eight countries in Europe for landfill diversion (Germany, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, and Norway) are putting just 2% of their solid wastes into landfills.

NC GreenPower Request for Proposals for Renewable Energy Credits

The U.S. EPA’s Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP) is pleased to provide its Partners and other interested parties information about a Request for Proposals (RFP) issued by NC GreenPower for renewable energy credits (RECs) associated with renewable energy generated in North Carolina and supplied to the North Carolina electric grid.

Significance of Phosphorus in Anaerobic Digestion Residuals Recovery

Gas production and energy potential typically dominate the spotlight in the anaerobic digestion (AD) technology world, while benefits of residues and nutrient management from AD are overshadowed. However, utilizing AD residues and considering the value of properly managing nutrients, such as phosphorus, may make-or-break projects considered uneconomical based on energy

Himark BioGas to Build Three AD Plants in the US

Himark BioGas to Build Three AD Plants in the US

July 22, 2014 Himark BioGas International (Himark BioGas) has signed an agreement with NEO Energy LLC for the design, construction, and start-up of three (3) integrated anaerobic digestion (AD) and fertilizer plants in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The AD plants will recycle food waste to produce organic-based fertilizer and renewable

Organic Recycling: A Status Report

Organic Recycling: A Status Report

While organic materials (foodwaste and yardwaste) represent roughly about a quarter of the typical municipal solid wastestream, many of these materials have, up until recently, been disposed in landfills and waste-to-energy facilities. In recent years, many solid waste agencies and waste generators have looked to these organics as a feedstock

Cool Kids and Efficient Generations

Cool Kids and Efficient Generations

The optimum word in the fuel cell industry these days is commercialization, followed closely by incentives . Among manufacturers, early adopters, and government agencies there is little doubt about the efficiency of the technology across a wide variety of applications, but the question remains how long before demand drives costs

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