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Composting Municipal Sludge - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780815511625, 9780815516521

Composting Municipal Sludge

1st Edition

A Technology Evaluation

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Author: Arthur A. Benedict
Hardcover ISBN: 9780815511625
eBook ISBN: 9780815516521
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 31st December 1988
Page Count: 190
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A guide to the technologies involved in composting sludge from municipal waste facilities, including case studies from small municipalities and metropolitan areas.


Municipal waste treatment facilities.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction Objectives Facilities Inventory Composting Technologies Facilities and Methods Report Contents
  2. Conclusions and Recommendations Conclusions Recommendations
  3. Static Pile Facility Descriptions Hampton Roads Facility Site II Facility Columbus Facility Comparison of Static Pile Site Features
  4. Windrow Facility Descriptions Los Angeles Facility Denver Facility References
  5. Static Composting Operations Assessment Operations Assessment Methods Operations Assessment Results Postconstruction Comparison
  6. Windrow Composting Operations Assessment Operations Assessment Methods Los Angeles Assessment Results Denver Assessment Results Postconstruction Comparison References
  7. Cost Evaluation Capital Expenditures Operating Costs Compost Sales Revenue Postconstruction Cost Comparison
  8. Comparison of Technologies Facility Features Operating Features Performance Comparison Design and Operating Considerations Appendix A: Inventory of Full-Scale Municipal Sludge Composting Facilities Appendix B: Ambient Temperature Effect on Static Pile Temperature Development Appendix C: Key Design and Operating Considerations for Static Pile and Windrow Technologies Metric Conversion Factors


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