Chapter 13. Composting of Organic Waste

  1. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Hans-Joachim Jördening2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Josef Winter3
  1. Frank Schuchardt

Published Online: 26 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527604286.ch13

Environmental Biotechnology: Concepts and Applications

Environmental Biotechnology: Concepts and Applications

How to Cite

Schuchardt, F. (2004) Composting of Organic Waste, in Environmental Biotechnology: Concepts and Applications (eds H.-J. Jördening and J. Winter), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527604286.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut für Technische Chemie, Abt. Technologie der Kohlenhydrate, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Langer Kamp 5, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany

  2. 3

    Institut für Ingenieurbiologie und Biotechnologie des Abwassers, Universität Karlsruhe (TH), Am Fasanengarten, Postfach 6980, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany

Author Information

  1. Bundesforschungsanstalt für Landwirtschaft Braunschweig-Völkenrode (FAL), Institut für Technologie und Biosystemtechnik, Bundesallee 50, 38116 Braunschweig, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 JUL 2005
  2. Published Print: 24 NOV 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527305858

Online ISBN: 9783527604289

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Keywords:

  • environmental biotechnology;
  • concepts and applications;
  • composting of organic waste;
  • waste materials for composting;
  • fundamentals of composting process;
  • composting technologies;
  • composting systems;
  • compost quality

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Waste Materials for Composting

  • Fundamentals of Composting Process

  • Composting Technologies

  • Composting Systems

    • Nonreactor Composting

    • Reactor Composting

  • Compost Quality

  • References