The process is well suited to poor quality waste organic feedstocks (sewage sludge, paper industry residues, the organic fraction of municipal solid waste, anaerobic digestate and others) which are high in moisture and ash contents.
Bio-waste is defined as biodegradable garden and park waste, food and kitchen waste from households, restaurants, caterers and retail premises, and comparable waste from food processing plants. Read more
Sludge originates from the process of treatment of waste water.
Although at Community level the reuse of sludge accounts for about 40% of the overall sludge production, landfilling as well as incineration in some Member States are the most widely used disposal outlets despite their environmental drawbacks. Read more
Digestate is the residue from the anaerobic digestion process and can be composted and use for similar purpose as compost, thus improving overall resource recovery from waste. Read more
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 745749.
The project responds to the topic LCE-19-2016-2017, Demonstration of the most promising advanced biofuel pathways.