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What is Renewable Energy and How Does It Work

Renewable energy is energy which is self replenishing. Many people would say that it is also sustainable energy, which implies that in accordance with many definitions of sustainability it should be self replenishing within a generation, so that the present generation does not rob energy resources from future generations. Renewable energy takes many forms but […]

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Bio Thermic Digester (BTD) Gains Acceptance And May Become Major Competitor To Anaerobic Digestion

Bio Thermic Digester (BTD)¬†is the term for an innovative type of industrial-scale biological high temperature-digester which uses Aerobic Extremophilic Bacteria to achieve a remarkably high level of mass reduction, and has been launched by waste treatment specialist Advetec. The technology is understood to be capable of rapidly processing significantly high volumes of organic municipal waste, […]

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Solid and Liquid Digestate from Anaerobic Digestion – Uses and Odor Prevention

Introduction Household waste is inherently putrescible (compostible), and provides a natural material for decomposition by methane bacteria. It will ferment naturally, in a landfill, which even when lined and capped is at comparatively little cost. But, landfills do bring with them considerable environmental and safety hazards. They require extensive gas abstraction and leachate control systems […]

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