Recycle food waste by dewatering

Dewatering food waste 

A bigger part of household waste can be recycled and used as organic "energy soup" (bio-pulp) for degassing at biogas plants. The “energy soup” is used to create sustainable energy. The technology to separate waste from food and organic material is developing trying to find the best possible solutions and optimize the biogas plants.

To be able to refine the organic part of the household waste it is send through a system where large amounts of water is added to separate the organic material from the plastic etc. This plastic reject and other non-organic material are after the process a waste product with high water content. The wet reject is very costly to transport and dispose of or send to incineration and RUNI has the solution

Recycle food waste into biopulp

The installation of RUNI SK370 as a food waste compactor or as a machine for depackaging food waste in the line reduces the water content significantly and the weight of the waste is reduced with more than 50%. Further at few extra percent of the organic material is collected from the waste and can be added to the “energy soup”.

Producers of biopulp from food waste optimize their plants significantly with this solution, as they can reuse the dewatered water in their system and save money on transport and disposal of the left waste. Furthermore, dewatering food waste reduces both the volume and weight of the reject, which saves you money on transportation and disposal.

RUNI SK370 screw compactor has for many years proved to be a strong and reliable machine designed to work 24/7 with a capacity of 2000 kg per hour.

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