Characteristics of the Food Waste and Wastewater Discharged from Food Waste Treatment Process

음식물류폐기물 및 배출폐수의 특성

  • Received : 2009.11.03
  • Accepted : 2009.12.15
  • Published : 2009.12.31


Waste generation was generally expected to steadily rise due to a rapid increase in population and economic growth. However, regulations on disposable goods and a volume-based waste fee system have led to a gradual reduction in the amount of waste. In the case of food waste, separation of food waste from other waste has been put in place since direct landfilling was banned in January 2005. The predicted generation amounts of food waste and wastewater in the model city were 54 ton/d and 127.3 ton/d by year 2020, respectively. However, appropriate treatment technologies for food waste and wastewater discharged from food waste treatment processes are yet to be established. In this study, the food waste and wastewater discharged from food waste treatment process in the model city were characterized by literal and field investigation.


food waste;food wastewater;waste recycling facility;field investigation


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