Philadelphia Renewable Bio-Fuels Facility

The Philadelphia Renewable Bio-Fuels Facility operates and maintains a drying system to produce pellets for sale in organic fertilizer and renewable fuel markets. It’s a comprehensive approach that yielded immediate results, maximizing sustainability while streamlining costs. Since becoming operational in 2012, the new thermal drying facility has transformed Philadelphia’s environmental footprint providing tangible benefits both locally and beyond.

Facility Information

FACILITY
Philadelphia Renewable Bio-Fuels Facility

TECHNOLOGY
Drying

LOCATION
7800 Penrose Ferry Road
Philadelphia, PA 19153

COUNTY
Philadelphia

BY THE NUMBERS
2012 launch
100% of Philadelphia’s biosolids converted into Class A biosolids
70% reduction in truck deliveries annually
59- to 19-acre reduction in footprint
$200 million in savings over a 20-year contract