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Experimental mini biomeiler with Paolo

Paolo and his biomeiler

Paolo Zampieri is an Italian graduate from the Energy engineering department, politecnico of Milan university. He did previous year a one year thesis, building a numerical model (finite element method) that describes the interdependent physical and bio-chemical phenomena occurring in the composting process. This model is meant as a tool for further investigation and the optimization…

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Biomeiler with Greenhouse from Rumania

Biomeiler with Green House on top

On the second international biomeiler /  compostheating conference Marcel Hreceniuc from Romania presented a biomeiler with a greenhouse on top. I am writing this article because I found this project very inspiring because this project is completely made with left overs.  This demonstrates very nicely the low tech and low cost possibilities of combining compost heating , composting…

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Summary of the 2nd International Biomeiler conference

Group Photo Biomeiler conference 2017

Valbona (Italy) – In the weekend of 30 September 2017  the second international biomeiler / thermocompost conference took place in the beautiful place Valbona near Padova. The annual conference was this time organised by the Italian Thermocompost Group, Native Power Germany and the Dutch Biomeiler foundation.  About 40 attendees were present from Italy, Germany, Chili,…

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Carbon sequestration by biomeiler wood compost

Biomeiler

In december 2014 the Dutch “Voedseltuin” (Food Garden) created a biomeiler to warm their greenhouse and produce compost. Early 2017 the biomeiler life ended and the compost was analysed. This article describes the CO2 capture capabilities of this biomeiler. Teaser: “During the composting process about 30 % of the original CO2 content is returned to…

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