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Update on Anaerobic Digester Projects Using Food Wastes in North America

| Written by Neil Seldman | No Comments | Updated on Oct 1, 2010 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

Prepared for the City of Atlanta, this report on anaerobic digesters (AD) around North America examines several existing anaerobic digestion projects that have a history of operational success and profiles some of the projects that are close to coming online.  Anaerobic digestion is a complementary biological technology to composting. In Europe, many hybrid anaerobic digestion and composting systems have been installed.

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About Neil Seldman

Neil Seldman, Ph.D, directs the Recycling and Economic Growth Initiative. He specializes in helping cities and businesses recover increasing amounts of materials from the waste stream and add value to the local economy through new processing and manufacturing facilities. He is a co-founder of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and is a member of ILSR’s Board of Directors.

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