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Combustion of Egg waste

Combustion of Egg waste

Combustion of Egg waste


I am looking at the possiblity of using the egg waste ( containing egg shells and liquid eggs) as a biomass fule in a mini co-generation (CHP) plant.

The volume is 40000 eggs per day.

Would anyone know the amount of residue left in burning a whole egg, and how much energy would it provide?

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RE: Combustion of Egg waste

I would think it has far greater value as a poultry feed. Due to the high water and ash content the net energy value would be low.

RE: Combustion of Egg waste

Yes, I am also evaluating that option.

I need to get in touch with companies who are willing to buy our waste eggs either with egg shells or without.

Do you know of any such companies?


RE: Combustion of Egg waste

Egg shells are a valuable part of poultry feed. Contact a feed company or the poultry operation from which you get the eggs.

RE: Combustion of Egg waste

Take a sample and sent it to a lab. If the TOC of your sample is bigger than 100,000 mg/L, it is good ass fuel.

RE: Combustion of Egg waste

Thanks Shayar.

I was going in for a claorometry test, and then doing the energy balances for the viability of the idea.

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