Anaerobic Digestion

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UK households discard a staggering seven million tonnes of food waste every year and the UK food industry throws away £5 billion more. We need to buy and consume more sensibly, but alongside this we are converting unwanted food into high-quality products like compost, as well as generating electricity using Anaerobic Digestion (AD) technology

We operate several AD facilities across the UK.

Giving waste food and organics new life

These facilities take advantage of a renewable energy technology to captures the methane expelled by rotting organic materials within enclosed tanks. The gas is then used as a source of energy for heat and power, which is fed directly into the National Grid. The remaining raw material can then be dried to make a range of soil conditioner and compost products, which can be used in agriculture and is available to purchase at selected facilities.

Each site operates under the highest quality, environmental, energy efficiency, and health and safety standards – certified to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001 and OHSAS 18001 respectively.

For more information download our brochure.

If you would like to see how our facilities can help you, contact us to get a quote or enter your postcode to speak to somebody at your local depot.


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