Potential for energy generation from anaerobic digestion of food waste in Australia.

@article{Lou2013PotentialFE,
  title={Potential for energy generation from anaerobic digestion of food waste in Australia.},
  author={Xian Fang Lou and Jaya Sreevalsan Nair and Goen Ho},
  journal={Waste management & research : the journal of the International Solid Wastes and Public Cleansing Association, ISWA},
  year={2013},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={283-94}
}
Published national and state reports have revealed that Australia deposits an average of 16 million Mg of solid waste into landfills yearly, of which approximately 12.6% is comprised of food. Being highly biodegradable and possessing high energy content, anaerobic digestion offers an attractive treatment option alternative to landfilling. The present study attempted to identify the theoretical maximum benefit of food waste digestion in Australia with regard to energy recovery and waste… CONTINUE READING

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