The role of bulking agent in pile methane and carbon dioxide concentration during wastewater sludge windrow composting.

@article{Georgaki2009TheRO,
  title={The role of bulking agent in pile methane and carbon dioxide concentration during wastewater sludge windrow composting.},
  author={Irene Georgaki and A Tsamoukas and Nikos Sakkas and F Ververidis and E Trantas and Adamantini Kyriacou and K. E. Lasaridi and Thrassyvoulos Manios},
  journal={Water environment research : a research publication of the Water Environment Federation},
  year={2009},
  volume={81 1},
  pages={
          5-12
        }
}
Wastewater sludge and wood chips were used as feedstock for the construction of two piles, Pile I ("PI") and Pile II ("PII"), at a ratio of 1:1 and 1:2 v/v, respectively. Each pile was originally 1.3-m high, 2.0-m wide, and approximately 9.0-m long. A mechanical turner was used to turn the two windrows every 1 to 2 weeks. Three 500-mL-volume glass funnels were inverted and introduced into each pile: one in the core (named, respectively, "PIC" and "PIIC"), one at the top ("PIT" and "PIIT"), and… CONTINUE READING