Hog wild about biogas

By Angie Maier, Renewable Energy from Waste.

In terms of sustainable business practices, the reduction or reuse of waste to generate savings—or in some cases, generate new sources of funding or energy—is impacting more and more businesses. In fact, entire teams are tasked with the measurement of operations to find ways to reduce usage and recycle resources.

As a natural extension within the agriculture industry, the use of animal waste to capture and generate renewable energy addresses two issues at once: additional utilization of animal waste (most farmers already use manure as fertilizer), and secondly, creating new opportunities via a sustainable, renewable domestic energy supply.