Biodegradation potential of bulking agents used in sludge bio-drying and their contribution to bio-generated heat.

Abstract

Straw and sawdust are commonly used bulking agents in sludge composting or bio-drying. It is important to determine if they contribute to the biodegradable volatile solids pool. A sludge bio-drying process was performed in this study using straw, sawdust and their combination as the bulking agents. The results revealed that straw has substantial… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2011.01.014

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