Biopurification system

Country of the study

Type of substrates tested

Literature resource

 

Biomassbed

 

Italy

Urban/Garden Compost
Straw
Citrus peel
Vine branches

 

[9]

 

Biobed

 

Sweden

Soil
Peat
Wheat straw


[3,5]

 

 

Biobed

 

 

Greece

Cotton crop residues
Olive leaves compost
Corn cobs
Sunflower residues
Orange peels
Soil
Spent mushroom substrate

 

 

[14]

 

Biobed

 

Denmark

Wheat straw
Sphagnum
Soil


[11]

 

Biofilter

 

Belgium

Soil
Straw 
Peat 
Garden waste compost
Cow manure
Willow chopping
Coconut chips

 


[3,5]

 

Phytobac

 

Belgium/France

Soil
Green compost,
Straw
Leek rests


[13]

 

Biobed

 

UK

Topsoil
Peat
Wheat straw


[6]

 

Biobed

 

Chile

Andisol
Peat
Wheat straw


[12]

Table 1: Example of biopurification system.