Tapping into AD for vehicle fuel

April 2011
Local Authority Waste & Recycling;Apr2011, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p33
Trade Publication
The article discusses the findings of a study on the feasibility of using anaerobic digestion (AD) for organic waste management in local authority areas of Hartlepool, Middlesbrough and Stockton, England. RENEW commissioned the firm WSP Environmental to conduct the study, which found that food waste in Teesside can yield 4 million (m) litres of vehicle fuel. About 4.25m cubic meters of biomethane is produced annually by an AD plant that can process 30,000 tonnes per annum (tpa) of feedstocks.


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