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Bio-digester supplies energy to 3,000 farms

News | January 11, 2016 | By:

The principle of action of the digestive system of a cow served as a model to create a container that receives organic waste, mostly livestock manure, where it is mixed with millions of bacteria to obtain natural gas integrated mostly of methane, called biogas, as well as a high-quality bio-fertilizer.

The biodigester, commercially called Biobolsa (bio-bag), transform the waste in a container made of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) geomembrane where the polyethylene components and bacteria generate gas that is used as fuel for stoves or heaters, and even in the form of electricity.

More information is available at sciencedaily.com.

 

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