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					Co-composting of fecal sludge and
  municipal solid organic wastes
(as an alternative to incineration)


            Elias Aklaku
            KNUST/BEL
       WASTE DUMPING PLACES




MUNICIPAL LEVEL     DISTRICT LEVEL
Typical Municipal Domestic Waste-1
Typical Municipal Domestic Waste-2
Prefered Treatment: Incineration




District Level
       HEAVY DUTY
MUNICIPAL INCINERATORS - 2
Typical Municipal Market Waste - 1
Typical Municipal Market Waste - 2
    Recommended Tratment:
Co-composting with Faecal Sludge
   Prerequisit for composting
         market waste


Sorting to remove inorganic materials
(plastics, rubber, bottles, cans)
Faecal sludge dewatering facility
COMPOSTING WITH FAECAL SLUDGE




MUNICIPAL MARKET WASTE   FAECAL SLUDGE
            COMPOST QUALITY




FINAL STAGES OF COMPOST   SEIVED AND BAGGED COMPOST
INTERNATIONAL REPUTATION




PROJECT VISITORS   EXPERIMENTAL FIELD WITH COMPOST
Waste dumping sites at KNUST campus
Waste characteristics on KNUST campus
           (about 6 tons/d)
   Composition of wastes   % composition


   Organic                     62.03


   Plastics                    17.57


   Paper                       3.18


   Cardboard                   1.87


   Glass                       1.37


   Metals                      4.47


   Textiles                    1.85


   Others                      7.69
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Description: various presentations on use of human excreta for biogas production and co-composting