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Editor in Chief: RAFFAELLO COSSU


  • Agata Gallipoli - Water Research Institute National Research Council, Italy
  • Andrea Gianico - Water Research Institute National Research Council, Italy
  • Simona Crognale - Water Research Institute National Research Council, Italy
  • Simona Rossetti - Water Research Institute, National Research Council, Italy
  • Leone Mazzeo - Department of Engineering, University Campus Biomedico of Rome, Italy
  • Vincenzo Piemonte - Department of Engineering, University Campus Biomedico of Rome, Italy
  • Maurizio Masi - Department of Chemistry, Materials & Chemical Engineering, Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy
  • Camilla Maria Braguglia - Water Research Institute National Research Council, Italy


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This innovative Biorefinery platform is based on the integration of a mild thermal pre-treatment and a solid/liquid separation unit to parallel-integrated bioprocesses specifically selected on food waste distinctive chemical composition: a liquid fraction, rich in readily fermentable sugars, to be transformed into valuable biobased products, and a solid organic residue to enhance biomethane production generating a fully hygienized digestate to be recycled. The preliminary results in terms of VFAs yields and composition from the acidogenic stage, and the methane conversion rate from the anaerobic digestion of the solid residue, are here presented


Editorial History

  • Received: 03 Feb 2021
  • Revised: 22 Apr 2021
  • Accepted: 30 Apr 2021
  • Available online: 30 Jun 2021


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