Now we know that cars (and presumably central heating systems, cookers and other utilities that need combustible fuel) can be run on methane, wouldn’t it be great if we could produce it ourselves, in our own back gardens, from our own waste? That dream looks one step closer to becoming a reality thanks to a Micro Anaerobic Digestion unit that is being showcased at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) in Wales.

Initially designed for community use, the small-scale digester utilises food and green wastes and produces biogas, enabling localised nutrient recycling to create renewable energy: ...


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