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Methods Used in Urban Waste Treatment

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Author(s): OROIAN I. | M. PROOROCU | Antonia ODAGIU | I. BRASOVEAN

Journal: Proenvironment Promediu
ISSN 1844-6698

Volume: 3;
Issue: 6;
Start page: 263;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: mechanical-biological treatments | incineration | soil improvers | combustibles

ABSTRACT
The paper presents the main options aiming the treatment of urban waste consisting mainly of the household andthose resulting from industrial activities, acordin to the present EU legislation. The aspects of the two major types ofwaste treatment, mechanical biological treatment and incineration respectively are described. Distinction is madebetween mechanical and biological treatment of aerobic and anaerobic issues being addressed and biological dryingprocess. The result of these processes is reflected in obtaining products that can be used as soil improvers. With regardto incineration, the basic components of industrial installations for the purpose, and usability of products resulting fromtheir processing, most often, various types of solid fuel are presented. The paper also highlights the importance of thesetreatments in efficient waste management planning.
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