Anaerobic digestion has many benefits. Hydrolysis, acidogenesis, acetogenesis and methanogenesis are all parts of an exciting process of converting organic waste such as animal slurry, manures, household and catering food residues (often called feedstock) into a biogas that can be used to create cheap and reliable power. The process also reduces the need for landfill for waste, reduces odour emissions from livestock slurries and manures, reduces nitrate and phosphate run-off from storage and reduces the spreading of undigested manures on land.
Larger centralised anaerobic plants may offer a viable solution for bio-degradable wastes from cities, however smaller municipalities and rural communities require local solutions not large industrial plants.
greenCrowd works with small-to-medium scale anaerobic digestion / biogas developers that provide flexible, lower-risk, robust solutions for organic waste treatment, not just for use on farms but for factories and in communities.
We like on-site installations that treat bio-degradable residues where they are created or close to municipalities which makes better use of unwanted resources, reduces landfill and incineration and reduces transportation miles and pollution.