Facts About Anaerobic Digestion

newsletterAnaerobic Digestion is a natural process where plant and animal materials (biomass) are broken down by micro-organisms in the absence of air.

  1. The Anaerobic Digestion process begins when biomass is put inside a sealed tank or digester.
  2. Naturally occurring micro-organisms digest the biomass, which releases a methane-rich gas (biogas) that can be used to generate renewable heat and power; this helps cut fossil fuel use and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
  3. The remaining material (digestate) is rich in nutrients, so it can be used as a fertiliser.

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What Do You Know About Energy? Energy Saving Quiz

Energy Saving QuizTake our Energy Saving Quiz! Discover some interesting facts about energy and how to conserve it!

Our energy saving quiz offers some interesting facts about energy, including some amazing statistics and other tips that will help you conserve and save money on energy consumption.

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Saving Energy through Food Waste Recycling

Food Waste RecyclingDecreasing the amount of energy we use but still getting the desired results, has a lot of benefits. The primary benefit would be saving money while also helping the environment.

Generating energy requires precious natural resources like coal, oil and gas. Therefore, saving up on energy can help in preserving these resources for the future and food waste recycling should be at the top of the list.  (more…)