Literature review on composting heat recovery

Authors: Zhao, R.
Description: The heat produced from solid waste composting has stimulated great interest in heat recovery and utilization. This review presented advances in the composting heat recovery research in the last decade. Results of various experimental and theoretical studies on composting heat utilization are summarized. The results show great potentials for utilizing heat produced by composting process. Common problems experienced by the current methods are how to realize the maximum heat recovery without negatively impacting compost quality and the economics of heat recovery methods. This study also gives details of the problems and research gaps. Further advancement of these methods is currently receiving increased interest, both academically and commercially.
Technical field: Renewable Energy
Conference name: CSBE/SCGAB 2015 Annual Conference, Edmonton, AB, 5-8 July 2015.
Session name: Poster
Citation: Zhao, R.. 2015. Literature review on composting heat recovery. CSBE/SCGAB 2015 Annual Conference, Edmonton, AB, 5-8 July 2015.
Publisher: Canadian Society for Bioengineering
Date: 2015-07-05
Publication type:
  • Poster
Type: Text.Article
Identifier: CSBE15136
Coverage: Canada
Language 1: en
Rights: Canadian Society for Bioengineering

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