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Thermal Gasification of Densified Sewage Sludge and Solid Waste
Author: Samuel A. Vigil, George Tchobanoglous
Date: 10/80
Presented at the 53rd Annual Conference, Water Pollution Control Federation, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 2, 1980

The disposal of sewage sludge in an economic and environmentally acceptable manner is a problem common to all communities that have municipal wastewater treatment facilities. Similarly, all communities are faced with the disposal of increasing quantities of solid waste. The co-disposal of sludge and solid waste in a common facility is a potential solution to both of these problems. the results of an experimental program to verify the feasibility of the gasification process for the co-disposal of densified sludge and source separated solid waste are presented in this paper.