The Use of Bio-Waste for Biomethane Production in European Cities

D. Rutz, R. Janssen, R. Ramanauskaite, U. Hoffstede, H. Hahn, B. Kulisic, R. Bosnjak, M. Kruhek, B. Ribic, T. Surowiec, M. Surowiec, M.A. Nogueira, A.S. Martins, F. Duarte, M. Do Céu Albuquerque, M. Martins, I. Dzene, M. Niklass, J. Pubule, D. Schinnerl, K. Kalandyk & D. Zapora
The simultaneous energetic use of bio-waste, such as municipal solid waste (MSW) and catering/food waste, and the creation of a closed nutrient cycle is one of the main advantages of anaerobic digestion (AD) biogas plants as they convert waste materials to "desirable" feedstock. When compared to other treatment opportunities of the organic fraction of MSW, AD has several advantages. In comparison to waste incineration plants, AD plants usually need lower investments and the distances for...