Table 2: Total organic carbon (TOC), humic acids (HA) + fulvic acids (FA), degree of humification (DH), pH and moisture content (MC) of the amendment at the end of the COMP and integrated SADBPC or SADBPC-I processes with respective variances (σ2).

 

Test N

Parameter

 

 

OFMSW

Amendment (after 90 days)

 

 

Process

TOC/σ2 (%TS)

TOC/σ2 (%TS)

HA+FA/σ2 (%TOC)

DH (%)

pH/σ2

MC/σ2 (%w/w)

1

COMP

37.9/0.21

26.1/0.69

35.1/0.21

68.0

8.9/3E-3

64.1/0.4

SADBPC

30.3/0.55

34.6/0.16

69.8

8.5/6E-3

65.3/1.5

2

COMP

35.5/0.02

23.7/3.81

45.6/0.14

77.3

8.7/0.05

70.5/2.2

SADBPC

26.0/0.19

32.2/0.22

82.1

8.9/6E-4

67.3/3.4

3

COMP

29.5/1.23

15.4/0.37

29.6/0.16

76.0

8.7/8E-3

61.0/3.8

SADBPC

15.5/0.02

39.5/0.19

92.6

8.9/1E-3

61.8/0.7

4

COMP

30.2a-28.4b/1.43

23.1/0.19

31.4/0.02

80.8

9.6/2E-3

55.5/0.3

SADBPC-I

22.7/0.68

30.0/0.11

39.1

8.8/0.02

51.9/1.3

5

COMP

31.7a-27.3b/0.91

23.3/0.07

30.8/0.32

68.6

9.4/5E-3

49.2/14

SADBPC-I

21.1/0.42

28.8/0.24

64.8

9.4/2E-3

51.8/6.6

6

COMP

33.2a-29.1b/0.83

24.5/0.52

31.6/0.01

98.7

9.2/2E-3

24.7/3.2

SADBPC-I

23.5/0.63

30.9/0.09

82.3

9.2/3E-3

46.0/3.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legend: a = fresh OFMSW; b = average concentration after mixing OFMSW with inoculum.