Assessment of the Part of Hydrosoluble Organic Compounds Present in Waste Using Leaching Test

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Despite national recycling campaigns, the amount of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) to be treated remains very important in France. Almost 39% of this production goes to landfills.  With the increasing concern over sustainable development and energy valorisation, it seems essential to optimize current treatment and develop new preparation methods of this waste. In this perspective, the leaching test (LT) coupled with measurement of quantity and quality of biogas assays could be used as a tool to evaluate the mobilization of organic compounds. The organic matter is characterised by fractionation according to the hydrophobic character of the molecules carried out using XAD resins. Results would be used to assess the performance and the efficiency of new ways of waste treatments
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MSW; Leaching Test; Organic Matter; Fractionation

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