Anaerobic digestion plants for organic waste

A considerable part of commercial and industrial waste consists of organic substances. In anaerobic digestion plants, large amounts of this waste can be exploited and put to economic use by generating renewable energy. The method consists of a biological process which is based on the activity of anaerobic microorganisms, i.e. under the exclusion of oxygen.

Many different strains of bacteria are involved in the fermentation process. Their specific composition results from the particular ambient conditions (source material, temperature, pH-value, etc.). In several steps, the organic substance is decomposed into the end product biogas, i.e. carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4).

In addition to biogas, a fermentation residue made up of water, undecomposed organic substances (mostly substances containing lignin), and mineral substances (sand, soil components, salt and other minerals) is produced.

We at Schwarting Biosystem are particularly experienced in the construction and operation of anaerobic digestion plants for the treatment of special organic residues such as, e.g., food waste. The process design can be freely adapted to meet the specific requirements of the customer and of the material to be fermented.

Schwarting Biosystem is your partner for building economic, high-quality systems that are optimally adapted to your needs from the planning stage to the turnkey plant.

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