06059972 is referenced by 4 patents and cites 19 patents.

A tank (1) for an apparatus for receiving and conditioning organic waste by anaerobic bioconversion, in particular, waste produced by restaurant kitchens and other facilities, includes a main enclosure wherein bioconversion takes place, and a secondary enclosure (18) for receiving and storing ground organic waste before it is transferred to the main enclosure for completion of its bioconversion. A hopper (4) or other device for receiving the organic waste is associated with a grinder (2) and is connected to the secondary enclosure (18) of the tank for feeding the ground organic waste. A recirculation system (12, 15) for recycling the contents of the tank includes a pump (13), means for distributing (17a, 17b) the contents of the main enclosure between the different levels thereof, and separate means (9, 22) for removing solid residues and liquid waste.

Title
Apparatus for receiving and conditioning organic waste by anaerobic bioconversion
Application Number
8/981833
Publication Number
6059972
Application Date
August 21, 1998
Publication Date
May 9, 2000
Inventor
Fran cedilla ois Regis Mahrer
61, rue de Fremis, Case Postale 28, CH-1241 Puplinge
CH
Agent
Henderson & Sturm
IPC
C02F 3/28
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