Table 1: Moisture content (MC), volatile solids (VS), total organic carbon, nitrogen, humic acids (HA) + fulvic acids (FA) and total extractable carbon (TEC) for the six samples of the organic fraction of municipal solid waste (OFMSW) with respective variances (σ2).

 

Sample n

MC/ σ2 (%w/w)

VS/ σ2 (%TS)

TOC/ σ2 (%TS)

TKN/ σ2 (%TS)

HA + FA/ σ2 (%TOC)

TEC/ σ2 (%TS)

pH/ σ2

1

64.8/0.63

77.2/0.03

37.9/0.21

1.99/4E-4

29.8/0.21

15.4/0.13

6.47/0.57

2

64.5/7.69

76.1/0.87

35.5/0.02

1.74/5E-4

29.8/0.15

18.9/0.12

5.56/0.07

3

60.2/4.83

69.6/11.5

29.5/1.23

0.88/4.5E-3

30.0/0.23

16.6/0.19

6.18/2E-3

4

61.9/12.1

67.8/1.93

30.2/1.43

1.05/5E-3

27.6/0.11

14.5/0.21

6.69/7E-3

5

55.3/2.22

59.2/0.16

31.7/0.91

0.86/3E-3

23.1/0.21

15.4/0.30

7.19/2E-4

6

48.7/2.67

73.6/5.63

33.2/0.82

1.53/3.4E-3

30.1/0.18

18.3/0.33

5.81/0.01