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Appropriate measures for the biological treatment of waste

Proposed guidance on appropriate measures for the biological treatment of waste.

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The Environment Agency wants your comments on its proposed technical guidance for appropriate measures for permitted facilities that biologically treat waste.

This guidance will apply to:

  • aerobic and anaerobic treatment of biodeagradable organic wastes, for example, by composting, anaerobic digestion and mechanical and biological treatment
  • treating sewage sludge using any of the given biological processes
  • storing recovered material (compost and digestate)
  • aerated lagoons and activated sludge (as a waste-water treatment)

This consultation from the Environment Agency runs from 10 July until 21 August 2020.

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