Technology - Drivers for change

Biogas tanks - Greenfinch Plant at Tenbury Wells Drivers for Change The EU Landfill Directive sets targets over the next 20 years for the reduction in the landfilling of biodegradable waste, which consists of putrescible kitchen waste, garden waste, paper, card, textiles and wood. EU Animal By-Products Legislation, came into force […] Read more »

Technology - Source separation/ MBT

MBT or Mechanical Biological Treatment is a large scale process which involves two main treatments: Mechanical – Involves shredding, screening and metal extraction. These processes result in the separation of oversized, inert, recyclables and biodegradable waste fractions. Biological – Biodegradable fraction is broken down by microbial activity within a controlled environment MBT […] Read more »

Technology - The Bio-digestion cycle

The Bio-cycle Biodigestion reproduces (replicates) a natural organic cycle under controlled conditions. It is the only biological process that produces renewable energy without destroying organic matter. see examples (Chumleigh) This diagram comes from: Anaerobic Digestion of Household Waste - A Practical Renewable Energy Option for London? Researched by David Collins, City University, […] Read more »

Technology - The Key Process

A typical Urban Biodigestion system This diagram comes from: Anaerobic Digestion of Household Waste - A Practical Renewable Energy Option for London? Researched by David Collins, City University, Northampton Square, London. For The Greater London Authority (download print version 485KB) Read more »