Category Archives: Carbon Capture and Sequestration

Anaerobic Digestion of Wastewater Sludge: A Primer

Anaerobic digesters at Black River wastewater treatment plant

Anaerobic digestion is the most commonly used method of wastewater sludge treatment, where the primary aim is to break down the sludge in order to minimize the volume that is left for disposal. During this process the organic matter is decomposed by anaerobic bacteria in an oxygen-free environment, producing carbon dioxide and methane gases and […]

Could Carbon Capture and Sequestration of Waste CO2 Generate Profits for Enterprising Companies?

Carbon Capture and Sequestration to reduce atmospheric CO2

When it comes to global warming and climate change, carbon dioxide is a major culprit. Although not the most potent greenhouse gas, it is one of the most abundant, and is produced both naturally and by human activities. To curb anthropogenic carbon emissions, much focus has been placed on turning to renewable sources of energy […]