E3S Web Conf.
Volume 17, 20179th Conference on Interdisciplinary Problems in Environmental Protection and Engineering EKO-DOK 2017
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|Published online||24 May 2017|
The application of biomass ashes for improvement of sewage sludge dewatering
1 Rzeszow University of Technology, Department of Materials Forming and Processing, 35–959 Rzeszow Al. Powstańców Warszawy 8, Poland
2 Rzeszow University of Technology, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, 35-959 Rzeszow Al. Powstańców Warszawy 6, Poland
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In compliance with the requirements of the EU climate and energy package (3 × 20 %), the biomass consumption in energetic industry is systematically growing. As a consequence, a large amount of ashes is produced which requires the management in line with law and ecology. Stringent requirements concerning the chemical composition of ashes prevent the biomass ash from being used in building construction. Specific physicochemical properties of ashes allow for their application in sewage sludge treatment. This paper presents the results of conditioning using ashes from willow combustion in sewage sludge dewatering. The findings could provide a new approach on sewage sludge and biomass ashes utilization.
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