Food Waste Co-digestion Project Regulatory Challenges and Benefits
The schedule and timing of individual presentations within a session is subject to change based on the actual length of each presentation. Contact hours are awarded for attendance at the session and will be given for the actual length of the session.
Vice President Carollo Engineers Walnut Creek, California
Although co-digestion of organic wastes promotes sustainability and enhances resource recovery, several technical, economic and regulatory challenges exist for successful implementation. In this session, hear about Silicon Valley Clean Water’s three-year long full-scale demonstration of FOG and food waste co-digestion program and journey of permitting, pre-treatment, performance, and operational issues.
After participating in this session, participants will be able to recognize permitting requirements and potential challenges associated with the permitting process.
After participating in this session, participants will be able to understand organic waste pre-treatment and polishing requirements for effective co-digestion process.
After participating in this session, participants will be able to recognize factors impacting technical feasibility and economics of co-digestion program.