Tag: anaerobic digestion

Anaerobic digestion is a series of biological processes in which microorganisms break down biodegradable material in the absence of oxygen. One of the end products is biogas, which is combusted to generate electricity and heat, or can be processed into renewable natural gas and transportation fuels.

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San Luis Obispo County, located along the Pacific Ocean in Central California, midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, is known for its breathtaking seascapes, miles of oak-studded rolling chaparral hills, and prolific wine production—the third largest wine producing county in California. Its population of 283,000 is located amongst small

Speak at COMPOST2019—Share Your Work!

Speak at COMPOST2019—Share Your Work!

CALL FOR PAPERS 2019!

The USCC is seeking presenters with recent research or case studies on organics collection, processing or use.

Submit now for the 27th Annual USCC Conference and Trade Show January 28-31, 2019 in Glendale/Phoenix, AZ!
The USCC’s Annual Conference is the premiere professional meeting for composting, organics recycling and related topics. The Conference attracts

Speak at COMPOST2019 – Share Your Work!

Speak at COMPOST2019 – Share Your Work!

The USCC is seeking presenters with recent research or case studies on organics collection, processing or use.

Submit now for the 27th Annual USCC Conference and Trade Show January 28-31, 2019 in Glendale/Phoenix, AZ!
The USCC’s Annual Conference is the premiere professional meeting for composting, organics recycling and related topics. The Conference attracts more than 1,000

Speak at COMPOST2019—Share Your Work!

Speak at COMPOST2019—Share Your Work!

CALL FOR PAPERS 2019!

The USCC is seeking presenters with recent research or case studies on organics collection, processing or use.

Submit now for the 27th Annual USCC Conference and Trade Show January 28-31, 2019 in Glendale/Phoenix, AZ!
The USCC’s Annual Conference is the premiere professional meeting for composting, organics recycling and related topics. The Conference attracts

Energy Efficiency for Wastewater Treatment Plants

Energy Efficiency for Wastewater Treatment Plants

Much has changed in recent years in the water and wastewater industries: evolving environmental regulations, increasing oper­ating costs, technology advancements, and improved opportunities for load management, according to the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI).

Reader Profile: Peter Livingston

Reader Profile: Peter Livingston

Renewable energy continues to be a growing field and MSW operations are ripe for leveraging that trend, notes Peter Livingston, the renewable energy program manager at Orange County Waste & Recycling (OCWR) in California. OCWR recently completed a detailed study of numerous renewable technologies and their future value, ranking anaerobic

SWANA News

SWANA News

SWANA Establishes New Recycling Task Force to Provide Guidance and Leadership to the Industry
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has established a new Recycling Task Force, created to provide guidance to members, industry stakeholders, state/provincial and local governments, and elected officials, concerning the challenges facing recycling programs in the United States

Water Reuse Technology

Water Reuse Technology

Recycling and reuse of water have been in practice since shortly after the earth was formed, using natural methods, cycles, and filters. In recent decades, technology has been incorporated to speed up the natural processes in order to meet the ever-increasing demand for clean water. Natural processes in water reclamation

Reuse Technology

Reuse Technology

Recycling and reuse of water have been in practice since shortly after the earth was formed, using natural methods, cycles, and filters. In recent decades, technology has been incorporated to speed up the natural processes in order to meet the ever-increasing demand for clean water. Natural processes in water reclamation

Biogas and Cogeneration

Biogas and Cogeneration

Biogas has been quietly serving as a fuel for combined heat and power (a.k.a. cogeneration) plants and as a revenue generator for waste treatment facilities, landfills, and dairies for some time, mainly in Europe. But it is becoming more popular here in the US as municipalities and utilities seek out

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