Sewage sludge

Our sewage sludge mono-incineration plant at Industriepark Höchst can safely dispose of industrial and municipal sewage sludge as well as many high calorific value bulk solids. Being one of the most advanced facilities of its kind, it can safely and properly dispose of a wide range of materials: sewage sludge, fluidizable bulk solids or selected hazardous waste.

Entrust the final disposal of your sewage sludge to us and reduce your liability as the waste generator. We offer just-in-time disposal to minimize your waste storage needs and can schedule fast, reliable transportation with your current containers or our transport units. Our disposal services will be fully adapted to your unique processes while offering excellent value. With Infraserv Höchst’s sewage sludge incineration service, you’ll be doing your part to keep the environment clean and conserve our natural resources.


Sewage sludge incineration plant Industriepark Höchst

Sewage sludge incineration plant (SSIP)

Technical data


  • Incineration lines: 2
  • Capacity: 225,000 t/a
  • Temperature > 850° C

Heat recovery steam generator

  • Steam generation 2 x 18 t/h, 16 bar, 300° C

Flue gas cleaning

  • Three-field electrostatic precipitator
  • Two-stage flue gas scrubber

Induced draft fan

  • Power rating 450 kW

Waste types

  • 190 waste codes as defined in the German Waste List Regulation
  • Municipal and industrial sewage sludge, including highly contaminated sludge
  • Fluidizable bulk materials such as RDF materials, chemically and physically treated sludge, high calorific value granulates
  • Solvents and other liquid waste (which can also be accepted hot)
  • Selected hazardous waste

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Our terms of acceptance and certificates (German only)

Sewage sludge incineration plant (SSIP)

Waste management

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