Compost plant Edmonton

Annual Throughput: 220.000 t/a

 

Wastes treated:

  • Municipal solid waste (MSW) 195.000 t/a
  • Sewage sludges  22.500 t/a, dry mass

 

Start-up of operation: March 2000

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Aerial view of the Edmonton Co-Composter

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Aeration hall

 

Process:

  • Presorting of bulky items
  • Homogenisation of MSW and sludge in 5 mixing drums
  • Primary screening at 80 mm, overs are rejects
  • Removing of magnetic materials
  • 28 days of aeration in the aeration halls
  • Product screening at 25 mm
  • Destoning of compost < 25 mm
  • Odour treatment by biofilter, 5.500 mē
  • Acis scrubbers to remove ammonia

 

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