Emissions from the Pyrolysis and Combustion of Different Wastes

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Title: Emissions from the Pyrolysis and Combustion of Different Wastes
Authors: Ortuño García, Nuria | Conesa, Juan A. | Moltó Berenguer, Julia | Font, Rafael
Research Group/s: Residuos, Pirólisis y Combustión
Center, Department or Service: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Ingeniería Química | Universidad de Alicante. Instituto Universitario de Ingeniería de los Procesos Químicos
Keywords: Wastes | Pyrolysis | Combustion | PCDD/Fs | PAHs
Knowledge Area: Ingeniería Química
Issue Date: Oct-2013
Abstract: A comparison between different emission rates of various pollutants obtained from various wastes is presented. The studied wastes were the following: polyethylene, tyres, sewage sludge, polyvinyl chloride, cotton textiles, polyester textiles, meat and bone meals, varnish wastes, olive oil solid waste (pomace), waste lube oils, paper waste, tomato plant, pine needles and cones, mobile phones and automotive shredder residue. The decomposition of these wastes was studied in a horizontal laboratory scale reactor at 850 ºC in an inert and an oxidizing atmosphere, and the analysis of the pollutants evolved comprised several compounds such as light hydrocarbons, PAHs and PCDD/Fs.
Description: Paper submitted to the 7th International Symposium on Feedstock Recycling of Polymeric Materials (7th ISFR 2013), New Delhi, India, 23-26 October 2013.
Sponsor: Ministry of Education and Science (Spain) (CTQ2008-05520 project) and Valencian Community Government (Spain) (PROMETEO/2009/043/FEDER project).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/44932
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject
Peer Review: si
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