Advertisement

Keywords

Elimination Capacity Proc Conf Waste Management Association Hydrophobic Pollutant Maximum Elimination Capacity 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Allen PJ, van Til TS (1996) Installation of a full-scale biofilter for odor reduction at a hardboard mill. In: Proc Conf Biofiltration: an Air Pollution Control Technology, 1996. USC, LA, pp 31–38Google Scholar
  2. Apel WA, Lee BD, Walton MR, Cook LL, Dinerstein KB (1995) Removal of α-pinene from off gases by biofiltration. In: Proc 88th Annu Meet Air and Waste Management Association, San Antonio, Pap no 95-TP9C.07Google Scholar
  3. Auria R, Morales M, Acuna ME, Perez F, Revah S (1996) Biofiltration of toluene vapors: start up and gaseous ammonia addition. In: Proc Conf Biofiltration: an Air Pollution Control Technology, 1996. USC, LA, pp 134–141Google Scholar
  4. Barnes JM, Apel WA, Barret KB (1995) Removal of nitrogen oxides from gas stream using biofiltration. J Hazard Mater 41:315–326CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Beerli M, Rotman A (1989) Biofilter-a unique method to reduce and/or eliminate VOCs. In: Proc Environcon 89, 1st Int Conf Environmental Issues for Converters, Jacksonville, Florida, pp 1–32Google Scholar
  6. Bishop DF, Govind R (1995) Development of novel biofilters for treatment of volatile organic compounds. In: Hinchee RE, Skeen RS, Sayles GD (eds) Biological unit processes for hazardous waste treatment. Proc 3rd Int In Situ and On-Site Bioreclamation. Battelle Press, Columbus, OH, 219 pGoogle Scholar
  7. Bohn HL (1992) Considering biofiltration for decontaminating gases. Chem Eng Prog 88:34–40Google Scholar
  8. Bohn HL (1993) Biofiltration: design and pitfalls. In: Proc 86th Annu Meet Air and Water Management Association, Denver, Pap no 93-TP-52A.01Google Scholar
  9. Bora A, Allen ER (1996) Control of organo sulfur compound emissions using biofiltration: dimethyl disulfide. In: Proc 89th Annu Meet Air and Waste Management Association, Nashville, Pap no 96-RP87C.02Google Scholar
  10. Cho KS, Hirai M, Shoda M (1991) Degradation characteristics of hydrogen sulfide, methanethiol, dimethyl sulfide and dimethyl disulfide by Thiobacillus thioparus DW44 isolated from peat biofilter. J Ferment Bioeng 71:384–389CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. Cho KS, Hirai M, Shoda M (1992) Enhanced removal efficiency of malodorous gases in a pilot-scale peat biofilter inoculated with Thiobacillus thioparus DW44. J Ferment Bioeng 73:46–50CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Cohen Y (2001) Biofiltration-the treatment of fluids by microorganisms immobilized into the filter bedding material: a review. Bioresour Technol 77:257–274CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. Corsi RL, Seed L (1995) Biofiltration of BTEX: media, substrate and loading effects. Environ Prog 14:151–158Google Scholar
  14. Cox HHJ, Houtman JHM, Doddema HJ, Harder W (1993) Enrichment of fungi and degradation of styrene in biofilters. Biotechnol Bioeng 49:391–398Google Scholar
  15. Datta I, Fulthorpe R, Allen DG (2004) High temperature biofiltration of H2S. In: Proc Air and Water Management Association Conf, 22–25 June 2004, Indianapolis, IN, Pap no 772Google Scholar
  16. Davison BH, Barton JW, Klasson KT, Francisco AB (2000) Influence of high biomass concentrations on alkane solubilities. Biotechnol Bioeng 68:279–284CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. Deshusses MA, Johnson CT (2000) Development and validation of a simple protocol to rapidly determine the performance of biofilters for VOC Treatment. Environ Sci Technol 34:461–467CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. Devinny JS, Medina VF, Hodge DS (1994) Biofiltration for treatment of gasoline vapors In: Hinchee RE, Alleman BC, Hoeppel RE, Miller RN (eds) Hydrocarbon bioremediation. Lewis, Ann Arbor, MI, pp 12–19Google Scholar
  19. Devinny JS, Deshusses MA, Webster TS (1999) Biofiltration for air pollution control. Lewis, Boca RatonGoogle Scholar
  20. Dharmavaram S (1991) Biofiltration: a lean emission abatement technology. In: Proc 84th Annu Meet Exhibition Air and Waste Management Association, Pittsburgh, PA, Pap 91/103.2Google Scholar
  21. Ebinger MH, Bohn HL, Puls RW (1987) Propane removal from propane-air mixtures by soil beds. J Air Waste Manage Assoc 37:1486–1489Google Scholar
  22. Ergas SJ, Kinney K, Fuller ME, Scow KM (1994) Characterization of a compost biofiltration system degrading dichloromethane. Biotechnol Bioeng 44:1048–1054CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. Ergas SJ, Schroeder ED, Chang DPY, Morton RL (1995) Control of volatile organic compound emissions using a compost based biofilter. Water Environ Res 67:816–821Google Scholar
  24. Fouhy K (1992) Cleaning waste gas naturally. Chem Eng 99:41–46Google Scholar
  25. Giggey MD, Dwinal CA, Pinnette JR, O’Brien MA (1994) Performance testing of biofilters in a cold climate. In: Proc Water Environment Federation Speciality Conf Odor and Volatile Organic Compound Emission Control for Municipal and Industrial Wastewater Facilities, Jacksonville, FL, pp 29–39Google Scholar
  26. Goldstein N (1996) Odor control experiences: lessons from the biofilter. Biocycle 37:70–75Google Scholar
  27. Hartikainen T, Ruuskanen J, Vanhatalo M, Martikainen PJ (1996) Removal of ammonia from air by a peat biofilter. Environ Technol 17:45–53Google Scholar
  28. Higgins A, Chen S, Singley M (1982) Airflow resistance in sewage sludge composting aeration systems. Trans ASAE 25:1010–1018Google Scholar
  29. Hodge DS, Medina VF, Islander RL, Devinny JS (1991) Treatment of hydrocarbon fuel vapors in biofilters. Environ Technol 12:655–662Google Scholar
  30. Hussey F (1995) Emission reduction options for painting operations. Ind Paint Powder 71:12–16Google Scholar
  31. Kampbell DH, Wilson JT, Read HW, Stocksdale TT (1987) Removal of volatile aliphatic hydrocarbon in a soil bioreactor. J Air Waste Manage Assoc 37:1236–1240Google Scholar
  32. Kangawa T, Mikami E (1989) Removal of methanethiol, dimethyl sulfide, dimethyl disulfide and hydrogen sulfide from contaminated air by Thiobacillus thioparus TK-m. Appl Environ Microbiol 55:555–558Google Scholar
  33. Kinney KA, Chang DPY, Schroeder Ed, Scow KM (1996) Performance of a directionally-switching biofilter treating toluene contaminated air. In: Proc 89th Annu Meet Exhibition Air and Waste Management Association, NashvilleGoogle Scholar
  34. Kong Z, Farhana L, Fulthorpe R, Allen DG (2001) Treatment of volatile organic compounds in a biotrickling filter under thermophilic conditions. Environ Sci Technol 35:4347–4352CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  35. Lazarova V, Manem J (1995) Biofilm characterization and activity analysis in water and wastewater treatment. Water Res 29:2227–2245CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  36. Lee BD, Appel WA, Cook LL, Nichols KM (1996) Effect of bed moisture on α-pinene removal by biofilters. In: Proc Conf Biofiltration: an Air Pollution Control Technology, 1996. USC, LA, pp 214–222Google Scholar
  37. Leson G, Winter AM (1991) Biofiltration: an innovative air pollution control technology for VOC emissions. J Air Waste Manage Assoc 41(8):1045–1054Google Scholar
  38. Leson G, Chavira R, Winter A, Hodge D (1995) Experience with a full scale biofilter for control of ethanol emission. In: Proc 88th Annu Meet Air and Waste Management Association, San Antonio, Pap no 95-MP9A.04Google Scholar
  39. Mackay D, Shiu WY, Ma KC (1991–1997) Illustrated handbook of physicalchemical properties and environmental fate for organic chemicals. (1991) Monoaromatic hydrocarbons, chlorobenzenes and PCBs, vol I, pp 1–697. (1992) Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons, polychlorinated dioxins and dibenzofurans, vol II, pp 1–597. (1993) Volatile organic chemicals, vol III, pp 1–916. (1995) Oxygen, nitrogen and sulfur containing compounds, vol IV, pp 1–962. (1997)Pesticides, vol V, pp 1–812. Lewis/CRC Press, Boca RatonGoogle Scholar
  40. Mackay D, Shiu WY, Ma KC (2000) Physical-chemical properties and environmental fate and degradation handbook. CRCnetBASE 2000. Chapman and Hall, CRCnetBASE, CRC Press, Boca Raton (CD-ROM)Google Scholar
  41. Marsh A (1994) Biofiltration for emission abatement. Eur Coat J 7/8:528–536Google Scholar
  42. Martin G, Lemasle M, Taha S (1996) The control of gaseous nitrogen pollutants in a fixed peat bed reactor. J Biotechnol 46:15–21CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  43. McNevin D, Baford J (2000) Biofiltration as an odour abatement strategy. Biochem Eng J 5:231–242CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  44. Miller MJ (2004) Transport and degradation of hydrophobic pollutants in biofilms in biofilters. PhD Thesis, University of TorontoGoogle Scholar
  45. Miller MJ, Allen DG (2002) Transport of hydrophobic pollutants through biofilms in biofilters. In: Proc 95th Annu Conf Exhibition Air and Waste Management Association, 23–27 June 2002, Baltimore, MD, pp 1271–1286Google Scholar
  46. Miller MJ, Allen DG (2004) Transport of hydrophobic pollutants through biofilms in biofilters. Chem Eng Sci 59(17):3515–3525CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  47. Mohseni M, Allen DG (1996) Biofiltration of α-pinene using wood waste and activated carbonmedia. In: Proc Conf Biofiltration: an Air Pollution Control Technology, 1996. USC, LA, pp 45–54Google Scholar
  48. Mohseni M, Allen DG (2000) Biofiltration of mixtures of hydrophilic and hydrophobic volatile organic compounds. Chem Eng Sci 55:1545–1558CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  49. Mohseni M, Allen DG, Nichols KM (1998) Biofiltration of α-pinene and its application to the treatment of pulp and paper air emissions. TAPPI J 81:205–211Google Scholar
  50. Morgan-Sagastume F, Sleep BE, Allen DG (2001) Effects of biomass growth on gas pressure drop in biofilters. J Environ Eng 127:388–396CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  51. Morgenroth E, Schroeder ED, Chang DPY, Scow KM(1996) Nutrient limitation in a compost biofilter degrading hexane. J Air Waste Manage Assoc 46:300–308Google Scholar
  52. Ostojik N, O’Brien M (1994) Biology VS chemistry: choice between biofilter and wet scrubbing for control of odors. J N Engl Water Environ Assoc 28:146–153Google Scholar
  53. Ottengraf SPP (1986) Exhaust gas purification. In: Rehm HJ, Reed G (eds) Biotechnology, vol 8. VCH, Weinheim, pp 427–452Google Scholar
  54. Ottengraf SPP (1987) Biological system for waste gas elimination. TIBTECH 5:132–136Google Scholar
  55. Ottengraf SPP, van der Oever AHC (1983) Kinetics of organic compound removal fromwaste gases with a biological filter. Biotechnol Bioeng 25:3089–3102CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  56. Park SJ, Hirai M, Shoda M (1993) Treatment of exhaust gases from a night soil treatment plant by a combined deodorization system of activated carbon filter reactor and peat biofilterwith Thiobacillus thioparusDW44. J Ferment Bioeng 76:423–426CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  57. Pinnette JR, Giggey MD, Marcy GJ, O’Brien MA (1994) Performance of biofilters at two agitated bin composting facilities. In: Proc 87th Annu Meet Air and Waste Management Association, Pap 94-TP52.02Google Scholar
  58. Pomeroy RD(1957) De-odorizing of gas streams by theuse of microbial growth. US patent 2,793,096Google Scholar
  59. Pomeroy RD (1982) Biological treatment of odorous air. J Water Pollut Contr Fed 54:1541–1545Google Scholar
  60. Rozich A (1995) Tackle airborne organic vapours with biofiltration. Environ Eng World 1:32–34Google Scholar
  61. Shareefdeen Z, Baltzis BC, Oh Y-S, Bartha R (1993) Biofiltration of methanol vapors. Biotechnol Bioeng 41: 512–524CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  62. Shimko IG, Spasov VA, Chinennaya SK, Zakirova RI, Tananina IN, Perchugor GY, Pavlova OI (1988) Biochemical methods of freeing gas-air mixture from sulphur containing compounds. Fibre Chem 19:373–378CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  63. Sinitsyn VY, Donstov AG, Gubinov NA (1991) Purification of sulfur containing gaseous emissions of a kraft mill using solid phase biofilter. Bum Promst 6/7:17Google Scholar
  64. Smith NA, Kelly DP (1988) Mechanism of oxidation of dimethyl disulfide by Thiobacillus thioparus strain E6. J Gen Microbiol 134:3031–3039Google Scholar
  65. Sologar VS, Lu Z, Allen DG (2003) Biofiltration of concentrated mixtures of hydrogen sulfide and methanol. Environ Prog 22:129–136CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  66. Spigno G, Pagella C, Fumi MD, Molteni R, de Faveri DM (2003) VOCs removal from waste gases: gas-phase bioreactor for the abatement of hexane by Aspergillus niger. Chem Eng Sci 58:739–746CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  67. Standerfer S, Willingham R (1996) Experience with pilot and full scale biofilter operations. In: Proc Conf Biofiltration: an Air Pollution Control Technology, 1996. UCS, LA, pp 102–107Google Scholar
  68. Swanson WJ, Loehr RC (1997) Biofiltration: fundamentals, design and operations principles and applications of biological APC technology. J Environ Eng ASCE 123:538–546CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  69. Takase K, Kenmoku T, Hashimoto M (1976) Soil beds for reduction of malodorous gases in kraft pulp mills. Jpn Tappi J 30:252–256Google Scholar
  70. Tanji Y, Kangawa T, Mikami E (1989) Removal of dimethyl sulphide, methyl mercaptan and hydrogen sulphide by immobilized Thiobacillus thioparus TK-m. J Ferment Bioeng 67:280–285CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  71. Togashi IM, Suzuki M, Hirai M, Shoda M, Kubota H (1986) Removal of NH3 by a peat biofilter without and with nitrifier. J Ferment Technol 64:425–432CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  72. Tonga AP, Skladany GJ (1994) Field pilot-scale vapor-phase treatment of styrene using biofiltration. In: Flathman PE, Jerger DE, Exner JH (eds) Bioremediation: field experience. Lewis, Ann Arbor, MI, pp 507–521Google Scholar
  73. Vaith K, Cannon M, Milligan D, Heydron J (1996) Comparing scrubbing technologies: packed tower, mist scrubbers and biofilters. Water Environ Tech 8:35–38Google Scholar
  74. Van Groenestijin JW, van Heiningen WNM, Kraakman NJR (2001) Biofilters based on the action of fungi. Water Sci Technol 44(9):227–232Google Scholar
  75. Van Lith C, David SL, Marsh R (1990) Design criteria for biofilters. In: Van Lith C, David SL, Marsh R (eds) Effluent treatment and waste disposal. Clair Tech, Utrecht, Netherlands Institution of Chemical Engineers Symp Ser 116, pp 127–132Google Scholar
  76. Van Lith C, Leson G, Michelsen R (1996) Evaluating designoptions for biofilters. In: Proc Conf Biofiltration: an Air Pollution Control Technology, 1996. USC, LA, pp 77–84Google Scholar
  77. Wada A, Shoda M, Kubota H, Kobayashi T, Fujimura YK, Kurasihi H (1986) Characteristics of hydrogen sulfide oxidizing bacteria inhibiting a peat biofilter. J Ferment Technol 64:161–167CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  78. Wani AH, Branion RMR, Lau AK (1997) Biofiltration: a promising and cost-effective control technology for odors, VOCs and air toxics. J Environ Sci Health A32:2027–2055Google Scholar
  79. Wanner O, Gujer W (1984) Competition in biofilms. Water Sci Technol 17:27–44Google Scholar
  80. Weckhuysen B, Vriens L, Verachtert H (1993) The effect of nutrient supplementation on the biofiltration removal of butanol in contaminated air. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 39:395–399CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  81. Werner W, Liebe HG, Striefler B (1986) Emission control with biofilters: application, design and operational experience. In: Proc 7th World Clean Air Congr, Sydney, Australia, pp 537–544Google Scholar
  82. Williams TO (1988) Use of a compost biofilter for odour control. Report E and A Environmental Consultants Inc, Canton, MassachusettsGoogle Scholar
  83. Williams TO, Miller FC (1992) Biofilters and facility operations. Biocycle 33:75–79Google Scholar
  84. Windsperger A (1991) Use of biofilters for the purification of gases containing solvents. Radex Rundsch 3/4:457–464Google Scholar
  85. Yang Y, Allen ER (1994) Biofiltration control of hydrogen sulphide. 1. Design and operational parameters. J Air Waste Manage Assoc 44:863–868Google Scholar
  86. Yang H, Minuth B, Allen DG (2002) Effects of nitrogen and oxygen on biofilter performance. J Air Waste Manage Assoc 52:279–286Google Scholar
  87. Yaws CL (2001) Matheson gas data book. McGraw-Hill, New YorkGoogle Scholar
  88. Zhang L, Kuniyoshi I, Hirai M, Shoda M (1991)Oxidation of dimethyl sulfide by Pseudomonas acidovoransDMR-11 isolated from peat biofilter. Biotechnol Lett 13:223–228CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  89. Zilli M, Converti A, Lodi A, Del-Borghi M, Ferraiolo G (1993) Phenol removed from waste gaseswith a biological filter by Pseudomonas putida. Biotechnol Bioeng 41:693–699CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Indrani Datta
    • 1
  • D. Grant Allen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, and Pulp & Paper CentreUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

Personalised recommendations