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Massive resources now directed at sustainable animal waste technology
Date:5/20/2010

roject in Vietnam where, rather than posing an environmental threat, animal waste needs to be treated as a valuable resource which can be used as a basis for biogas production. Using animal waste for biogas plants will reduce CO2 emissions, increase the availability of nutrients in the waste and improve hygiene conditions in relation to handling.

New textbook on the way

At the same time, there is a big need internationally for education in sustainable animal waste technology. LIFE and the University of Southern Denmark, one of the key players in several of the projects, have successfully obtained funding from two private foundations to publish an international textbook on the subject. The textbook is expected to be published in 2011.

Facts

Sustainable animal waste technology is being developed as a system concept which integrates reductions in the emissions of organic substances with the production of bioenergy and commercial fertiliser.

This results in the following:

  1. more effective manure separation
  2. the removal and utilisation of ammonia from the liquid fraction
  3. thermal energy production from the dry fraction
  4. upgrading the dry fraction and ash to fertiliser.

R&D projects involving the development of sustainable animal waste technologies:

  • CLEANWASTE (Danish Council for Strategic Research, DSF)
  • SUSANE (Danida, FFU)
  • OrgNutriWaste (EU)
  • PATHOS (DSF)
  • Biowaste Technology Textbook (Hoffmannsgaves Fond & Industriens Fond)


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Contact: Professor Lars Stoumann Jensen
lsj@life.ku.dk
452-122-2039
University of Copenhagen
Source:Eurekalert

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