Sanpaul, Mures biological treatment of waste

Sanpaul, Mures biological treatment plant is designed to process 45.600 t/y of MSW, fraction smaller 100 mm.

Enclosed composting system with GORE® Cover was designed to:

  • have a capacity to process the designed quantity of waste.     
  • maintain aerobic conditions for stabilization to minimize off-site odor generation.     
  • ensure adequate treatment of the whole process air for odor emissions prior to release to the environment by incorporating a technology -based textile membrane.     
  • produce a product that meets regulations.     
  • separate storm water from leachate

Treated waste

  • organic fraction from MSW
Annual capacity
45.600 t/y (17.000 m3/y)
Daily capacity
146 t/day
Heaps 9
Treatmetn time
28 days
Heap dimension (L x l x h) 46 x 8 x 3 m
Area (heap space + 2m between heaps): 4.400 m2