E3S Web Conf.
Volume 44, 201810th Conference on Interdisciplinary Problems in Environmental Protection and Engineering EKO-DOK 2018
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Published online||03 July 2018|
An innovative solution for drying municipal waste in the process of producing alternative fuel on the example of the Municipal Waste Management Company in Olsztyn – a case study
University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Poland
1 Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
This article presents an innovative solution for drying waste in bioreactors on the example of the Municipal Waste Treatment Plant (ZUOK) in Olsztyn. Shredded mixed waste undergoes fermentation in bioreactors and produces heat for waste drying. Waste transported to the plant is divided into sorted waste which is recycled and mixed waste which is processed into different size fractions. Processed waste is used in the production of alternative fuel which can be burned in dedicated systems in cement plants or incineration plants. Around 5-15% of waste cannot be processed and is landfilled.
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