Food Waste to Energy: How Six Water Resource Recovery Facilities are Boosting Biogas Production and the Bottom Line

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Source:
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Date:
1 September 2014

This report presents the co-digestion practices, performance, and the experiences of six such water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs). The report describes the types of food waste co-digested and the strategies—specifically, the tools, timing, and partnerships—employed to manage the material. Additionally, the report describes how the facilities manage wastewater solids, providing information about power production, biosolids use and program costs.