Mechanical-Biological Waste Treatment – an International Overview –

The article demonstrated a solid background and a great performance in affordable waste treatment technology. Achieving the strict stabilization criteria’s with the technology invarious countries, the know-how of the partner and fit for use GORE Cover made its way from the early days. At the given experience, not only in Germany, a cost effective and sustainable approach by choosing treatment technologies is key in the future MSW treatment to our point of view. However, even if a fully encapsulated plant is desired to what ever reason – reference plants even on this specific request are available.

For more than 20 years, W. L. GORE & Associates has been in the waste treatment business. Our first experience started right after the reunification of Germany supplying the first GORE Cover into a Soil Remediation project. Within a short time period thereafter, the first demonstration projects were implemented for the category of Separate Organic Waste (SOW) treatment, leading to the many successful full scale operating plants seen today. From there, the cover technology was expanded into the category stabilizing the organic fraction of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and at the same time input material from waste water sludge (biosolids) and various other organic wastes. The cover is supplied directly or by an authorized supplier network of global sustainable partners to the end user. Today, the cover technology is used for the purpose of organic treatment in more than 15,000 tons per day including stabilization, mass reduction and drying before energetic use throughout Europe, Asia Pacific and North and South America. The cover technology provides the operator a high performing technology that meets the regulation at a low investment costutilizing a flexible design from the standard heap version to fully encapsulated plants and capable of CO2 equivalents of 12 kg/t input material.

The following will discuss how the GORE Cover technology is capable to successfully optimize the process of treating organic waste for meeting strict stabilization and emissionr egulations, while producing a high quality output finished product (RDF, CLO or stabilized material).



Copyright: © TK Verlag - Fachverlag für Kreislaufwirtschaft
Quelle: Waste Management, Volume 3 (Oktober 2012)
Seiten: 13
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Autor: Lothar Deyerling
Brian E. Fuchs

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