Nestlé Waters Opens Switzerland’s Largest Agricultural Waste to Biogas Plant

By Ben Messenger, Waste Management World

Drinks manufacturer, Nestlé Waters and renewable energy developer, Groupe E Greenwatt, have inaugurated Switzerland’s largest anaerobic digestion plant for recycling agricultural waste into biogas and fertiliser.

Located in Treize-Cantons the biogas plant will treat around 25,000 tonnes of manure and from 27 local farms and 3800 tonnes of organic wastefrom the processes that produce Nespresso and Nescafé.

An opening ceremony was attended by State Councilor Jacqueline de Quattro, head of the regional development and environment department.