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Volume 100, 201911th Conference on Interdisciplinary Problems in Environmental Protection and Engineering EKO-DOK 2019
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|Published online||10 June 2019|
Economic efficiency of biogas generation from food product waste
1 Department of Applied Economics, Odessa Institute of Trade and Economics of Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics Odessa, 19 Kyoto Street, 02156, Kyiv, Ukraine
2 Institute of Water Problems and Land Reclamation NAAS, 37 Vasylkivska Street, 03022, Kyiv, Ukraine .
3 Cracow University of Technology, Department of Environmental Engineering, Department of Environmental Technologies, ul. Warszawska 24, 31-155, Kraków, Poland
4 Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Energy and Environmental Engineering, Institute of Water and Wastewater Engineering, ul. Stanisława Konarskiego 18, 44-100, Gliwice, Poland
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The issue of waste accumulation has become one of the global problems of humanity. In Ukraine, the main method of waste management is landfill depositing, which is unproductive and affects the ecosystem negatively. However, large landfill sites should be used to produce biogas, thereby reducing the environmental burden and the earned revenue should be used to introduce recycling and a gradual transition to a European waste management policy. The aim of our study was to investigate the state of waste recycling and the possibility of using waste landfills and food with lost consumptive qualities for biogas generation. To analyze the economic efficiency of the installation of biogas equipment in landfills and to investigate the current state of waste management in Ukraine. The research demonstrates that at present in Ukraine the problem of waste accumulation becomes actual. At the same time, the number of large waste landfills is increasing. It is proved that at landfills with an area of more than 50 hectares, the installation of biogas equipment is cost-effective, and the raw material can be distributed at the feed-in tariff, thus solving the energy problem.
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