Ethanol production from municipal solid waste via acid hydrolysis

Michal Green, Shlomo Kimchie, Illan Malester, Gedalia Shelef, Barry Rugg

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

Treatment of municipal solid wastes (MSW) yielding high value products, in this case ethanol, energy and enriched plant growth media, are the objectives of this R&D program. The process includes combined treatment and resource recovery of MSW based on dilute acid hydrolysis and alcohol fermentation. It was found that the optimal conditions for the acid hydrolysis are: temperature of 230-235°, pressure of about 30 atm., pH value of about 0.5 and reaction time of 8 to 15 seconds. Under these conditions glucose yield of about 60% can be achieved. Methods to overcome toxicity problems while achieving high ethanol yields (>85%) in high substrate concentrations (TS=25%) were developed, as well as techniques for by products utilization.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSymposium Papers - Energy from Biomass and Wastes
PublisherPubl by Inst of Gas Technology
Pages1281-1293
Number of pages13
StatePublished - 1990
EventEnergy from Biomass and Wastes XIII - New Orleans, LA, USA
Duration: Feb 13 1989Feb 17 1989

Other

OtherEnergy from Biomass and Wastes XIII
CityNew Orleans, LA, USA
Period2/13/892/17/89

Fingerprint

Municipal solid waste
Hydrolysis
Ethanol
Acids
Byproducts
Glucose
Toxicity
Recovery
Substrates
Temperature

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

Cite this

Green, M., Kimchie, S., Malester, I., Shelef, G., & Rugg, B. (1990). Ethanol production from municipal solid waste via acid hydrolysis. In Symposium Papers - Energy from Biomass and Wastes (pp. 1281-1293). Publ by Inst of Gas Technology.

Ethanol production from municipal solid waste via acid hydrolysis. / Green, Michal; Kimchie, Shlomo; Malester, Illan; Shelef, Gedalia; Rugg, Barry.

Symposium Papers - Energy from Biomass and Wastes. Publ by Inst of Gas Technology, 1990. p. 1281-1293.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Green, M, Kimchie, S, Malester, I, Shelef, G & Rugg, B 1990, Ethanol production from municipal solid waste via acid hydrolysis. in Symposium Papers - Energy from Biomass and Wastes. Publ by Inst of Gas Technology, pp. 1281-1293, Energy from Biomass and Wastes XIII, New Orleans, LA, USA, 2/13/89.
Green M, Kimchie S, Malester I, Shelef G, Rugg B. Ethanol production from municipal solid waste via acid hydrolysis. In Symposium Papers - Energy from Biomass and Wastes. Publ by Inst of Gas Technology. 1990. p. 1281-1293
Green, Michal ; Kimchie, Shlomo ; Malester, Illan ; Shelef, Gedalia ; Rugg, Barry. / Ethanol production from municipal solid waste via acid hydrolysis. Symposium Papers - Energy from Biomass and Wastes. Publ by Inst of Gas Technology, 1990. pp. 1281-1293
@inproceedings{e55e610e5d8e449aa39286d25fffc577,
title = "Ethanol production from municipal solid waste via acid hydrolysis",
abstract = "Treatment of municipal solid wastes (MSW) yielding high value products, in this case ethanol, energy and enriched plant growth media, are the objectives of this R&D program. The process includes combined treatment and resource recovery of MSW based on dilute acid hydrolysis and alcohol fermentation. It was found that the optimal conditions for the acid hydrolysis are: temperature of 230-235°, pressure of about 30 atm., pH value of about 0.5 and reaction time of 8 to 15 seconds. Under these conditions glucose yield of about 60{\%} can be achieved. Methods to overcome toxicity problems while achieving high ethanol yields (>85{\%}) in high substrate concentrations (TS=25{\%}) were developed, as well as techniques for by products utilization.",
author = "Michal Green and Shlomo Kimchie and Illan Malester and Gedalia Shelef and Barry Rugg",
year = "1990",
language = "English (US)",
pages = "1281--1293",
booktitle = "Symposium Papers - Energy from Biomass and Wastes",
publisher = "Publ by Inst of Gas Technology",

}

TY - GEN

T1 - Ethanol production from municipal solid waste via acid hydrolysis

AU - Green, Michal

AU - Kimchie, Shlomo

AU - Malester, Illan

AU - Shelef, Gedalia

AU - Rugg, Barry

PY - 1990

Y1 - 1990

N2 - Treatment of municipal solid wastes (MSW) yielding high value products, in this case ethanol, energy and enriched plant growth media, are the objectives of this R&D program. The process includes combined treatment and resource recovery of MSW based on dilute acid hydrolysis and alcohol fermentation. It was found that the optimal conditions for the acid hydrolysis are: temperature of 230-235°, pressure of about 30 atm., pH value of about 0.5 and reaction time of 8 to 15 seconds. Under these conditions glucose yield of about 60% can be achieved. Methods to overcome toxicity problems while achieving high ethanol yields (>85%) in high substrate concentrations (TS=25%) were developed, as well as techniques for by products utilization.

AB - Treatment of municipal solid wastes (MSW) yielding high value products, in this case ethanol, energy and enriched plant growth media, are the objectives of this R&D program. The process includes combined treatment and resource recovery of MSW based on dilute acid hydrolysis and alcohol fermentation. It was found that the optimal conditions for the acid hydrolysis are: temperature of 230-235°, pressure of about 30 atm., pH value of about 0.5 and reaction time of 8 to 15 seconds. Under these conditions glucose yield of about 60% can be achieved. Methods to overcome toxicity problems while achieving high ethanol yields (>85%) in high substrate concentrations (TS=25%) were developed, as well as techniques for by products utilization.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=0025256331&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=0025256331&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Conference contribution

SP - 1281

EP - 1293

BT - Symposium Papers - Energy from Biomass and Wastes

PB - Publ by Inst of Gas Technology

ER -