Upcy­cling through carbo­ni­sa­tion

Biomass contains much more than just the energy of the future. Selected biogenic resi­dues (SRC wood, silage waste, extract resi­dues, paper fibre sludge…) can be refined into new, valu­able products such as biochar, char­coal feed or activated carbon by carbo­ni­sa­tion (char­ring). But even if the mate­rial can no longer be refined, you benefit from the carbo­ni­sa­tion in the PYREG process.


The input mate­rial is comple­tely recy­cled to a carbon substrate and excess rege­ne­ra­tive heat.

There are no other by-products to dispose of.

Reduc­tion of the input quan­tity by up to 70% (with a system P1500 of 2,500 t of original subs­tance only approx. 680 t of carbon substrate remain).

The gentle thermal treat­ment leads to the dest­ruc­tion of patho­genic patho­gens and organic pollut­ants.

Carbo­ni­sa­tion is active climate protec­tion: The process stores more carbon dioxide than it releases (improves C02 foot­print).

The gene­rated usable waste heat of up to 600 kWth (P1500 system) can be used for heating and drying purposes or for elec­tri­city genera­tion.

Poten­tial input mate­rial

In the follo­wing you will find examples. The list is not exhaus­tive. Your recy­cling mate­rial is not listed? Talk to us. On behalf of our custo­mers and nume­rous rese­arch projects, we have already tested a wide variety of feed mate­rials. We also gene­rally offer our custo­mers a mate­rial test with subse­quent analysis of the mate­rial, so you can play it safe.

Biochar & Characol feed

Fermen­ta­tion resi­dues

Manure, dry manure

Cereals (waste)

Finis­hing, husking

Silage (waste)

Hay, straw

Wood chips

Wood pellets

SRC wood


Branch and shrub pruning

Green waste

Land­s­cape conser­va­tion mate­rial

Compost sieve

Organic waste bin

Grape marc


Extract resi­dues

Activated carbon


Fruit stones

Sawn timber

Ferti­lizer substrate

Liquid manure

Sewage sludge

Basic requi­re­ments for input mate­rial

Minimum calo­rific value of 10 MJ/kg.

Dry matter content of > 65 %.

Particle size from 30mm.