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Organic Waste Processing with Resource Recovery – Composting and Anaerobic Digestion

After attending this course, you will be able to:

  • Know the standards and regulations applicable to organic waste processing with resource recovery
  • Identify the various technologies available as well as their key concepts and characteristics
  • Understand installation design, including mass, water and energy balances
  • Understand the challenges of managing sites and odor and pathogen control
  • Be familiar with the construction, operation and maintenance costs, as well as social and environmental issues

This course will cover the design, construction, operation and maintenance of anaerobic digestion and composting facilities and will include an introduction to organics processing and management, available technologies as well as a general classification of different technologies of anaerobic digestion and composting.

The course will cover: basic principles; general sizing and design; operating parameters; calculation of potential energy, mass balance and environmental gains; characterization/processing of feedstocks and finished products (biogas, steam production, digestate and electricity); calculation and design of the various components; inspection and problem diagnosis; case studies; and practical exercises.

Course Outline:

  • Basics: techniques & processes
  • Regulations, codes & standards
  • Classification: technologies & process
  • Planning & needs assessment
  • Calculation of mass & energy balance
  • Product utilization & marketing: biogas/compost
  • Operational control of odor & pathogens
  • Risk & site management
  • Inspection & trouble shooting
  • Practical exercises & case studies

Who Should Attend:
Engineers • Technicians • Project Engineers • Plant & Facility Managers • Inspectors • Operation & Maintenance personnel • Consultants & Contractors • Construction Supervisors • Technical/Commercial representatives

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