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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Solid Waste Management for Bioenergy Production

Location: Bioproduct Chemistry and Engineering Research

Project Number: 5325-41000-049-03
Project Type: Trust

Start Date: Oct 01, 2011
End Date: Feb 28, 2015

Objective:
Project seeks to create technology to convert waste biomass into bioenergy.

Approach:
Research will be conducted to convert underutilized waste streams, such as ag-residues, municipal solid waste, processing waste and food wastes into bioenergy. This includes biomass characterization, enzyme optimization and improved production of biomethane and ethanol.

Last Modified: 4/20/2014
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