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Managing Compostable Bags At Anaerobic Digestion Plants

Christian Garaffa and Rhodes Yepsen


September 2012 BioCycle article that analyzes the best practices for treating residential food waste in Italy, as well as processing compostable bags in an AD (anaerobic digestive) system.

About the Author
Christian Garaffa is Marketing Manager, Source Separation and Recycling, for Novamont, SpA, and works with European composting associations and waste consulting companies managing projects with local authorities, private and public waste management companies, retailers and other stakeholders ( Rhodes Yepsen is Marketing Manager for Novamont North America, Inc. (

Categories: Analysis & Field Research
Format: PDF
Last Updated: 9/1/2012

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