Biogas is the Key to more than Renewable Energy - Integrated BioRefineries

L.B. Holm, P.E. Rasmussen & A.K. Nielsen
For many years, anaerobic digestion has been recognized as the best way to handle organic waste streams, no matter whether originating from agricultural, industrial or municipal sources. Industrial organic products considered as waste problems are used for energy production, and nutrients contained in the organic wastes are made more bio­available. Introduction of an Integrated BioRefinery into a large agro­industrial site (food processing plant, dairy, bioethanol plant, MSW processing site, etc.) not only leads to a...