Relevance, Targets and Technical Concepts of Mechanical-Biological Treatment in Various Countries

Different concepts of mechanical-biological waste treatment are explained alongside with parameters to assess the performance of the systems with respect to regulatory requirements.

Mechanical Biological Treatment (MBT) is a generic term for the integration of a number of waste management processes such as materials recovery facilities (MRF), refuse derived fuel (RDF) production, mechanical separation, sorting, composting and pasteurising. In order to minimise environmental nuisance for odour, fly and noise nuisance, these facilities are required to be housed within a building and normally under negative pressure. The use of bio-filters is also required to treat any odour problems. The MBT process is designed to take residual or black bin waste and process it so that valuable recyclable materials can be separated out and the biomass or “compostable” element is separated out and processed through an In Vessel Composting (IVC) or an Anaerobic Digestion (AD) system.

Copyright: © Wasteconsult International
Quelle: Waste-to-Resource 2011 (Mai 2011)
Seiten: 16
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Autor: Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Müller
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Anke Bockreis

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