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Greenhouse gas emissions from organic waste composting
Sánchez Ferrer, Antoni (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química)
Artola Casacuberta, Adriana (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química)
Font i Segura, Xavier (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química)
Gea Leiva, Teresa (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química)
Barrena Gómez, Raquel (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química)
Gabriel Buguña, David (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química)
Sánchez-Monedero, Miguel Ángel (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Espanya). Centro de Edafología y Biología Aplicada del Segura)
Roig, Asunción (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Espanya). Centro de Edafología y Biología Aplicada del Segura)
Cayuela, María Luz (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Espanya). Centro de Edafología y Biología Aplicada del Segura)
Mondini, Claudio (Consiglio per la Ricerca e la sperimentazione in Agricoltura. Centro di ricerca per lo studio delle relazioni tra pianta e suolo)

Título variante: Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from organic waste composting : a review
Fecha: 2015
Resumen: There is actually a common consensus in using biological technologies for the treatment of organic wastes. For instance, composting is used for aerobic biological stabilisation of organic wastes. The amount of materials and the variety of wastes composted are increasing. However, composting is inherently a process generating gaseous emissions. Greenhouse gases (GHG) such as carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide from compost are of special relevance for global warming. Although a part of these gases is inherent to the process, another important part can be abated by low-cost biological technologies such as biofiltration and its variations. This article reviews the emission of GHG from composting gases, from detection and measurement to minimisation and abatement. Special emphasis is given to the measurement of GHG to obtain reliable emission factors for the different composting technologies. These factors will help to compare different waste treatment options based on overall analysis tools such as life cycle assessment. A specific chapter is related to carbon and nitrogen dynamics in the composting matrix, and their consequences on the production of carbon and nitrogen gases. Finally, we present a review of the best available practices to minimise the GHG emissions from composting and the final treatment of composting off-gases.
Nota: Número d'acord de subvenció MINECO/CTM2012-33663-TECNO
Derechos: Tots els drets reservats
Lengua: Anglès.
Documento: article ; article de revisió ; submittedVersion
Publicado en: Environmental chemistry letters, Vol. 13, issue 3 (Sep. 2015) , p 223–238, ISSN 1610-3653

DOI: 10.1007/s10311-015-0507-5


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