Organic waste management for EBI in Quebec, feedstock analysis
Author(s)Sylvestre, Olivier, M. Eng. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
E. Eric Adams.
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EBI is a company located in the province of Quebec in Canada with the mission to integrate waste management. Great challenges in regards to organic waste management are faced and anaerobic digestion is considered by EBI as an innovative alternative to landfilling. The selection of the feedstock is a key success factor for an anaerobic digestion project. Based on an extended literature review, an investigation of organic waste available to EBI and a multi-criteria analysis, it is recommended to use a mix of food waste, dewatered septic systems sludge, poultry manure, wasted activated sludge, grease trap waste and liquid yeast as input for the anaerobic digester.
Thesis: M. Eng., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2014.Cataloged from PDF version of thesis.Includes bibliographical references (pages 105-108).
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Civil and Environmental Engineering.