TITLE

Tapping into AD for vehicle fuel

PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Local Authority Waste & Recycling;Apr2011, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
64151643

 

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