Enzymatic treatment of sanitary landfill leachate

 
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Enzymatic treatment of sanitary landfill leachate

Zoumpoylis, Anastasios
Loukidou, M.X.
Christodoulou, K.

The objective of this investigation was to study the effectiveness of applying enzymes (bioaugmentation) for enhancement of biological treatability of leachates generated in a typical municipal solid waste sanitary landfill. The basic purpose of enzyme use is to enforce the biodecomposition of organic constituents, as well as to reduce nitrogen content. A laboratory-scale sequencing batch (bio)reactor (SBR)was used for the examination of enzymatic application. The effect of different operation strategies on the efficiency of this biological treatment process was studied to optimize performance, especially for the removal of nitrogen compounds and of biodegradable organic matter. it was found that the enzymatic process was able to remove organic matter effectively (expressed as BOD5 and COD) and nitrogen content, color and turbidity.

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Enzymatic treatment
SBR
Landfill leachate treatment
Bioaugmentation

Αριστοτέλειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης (EL)
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (EN)

2009-06-29T17:00:18Z
2001


Αριστοτέλειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης, Σχολή Θετικών Επιστημών, Τμήμα Χημείας

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Chemosphere, vol.44, no.5 [2001] p.1103-1108 [Published Version]

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