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Micro-Scale Biogas Production: A Beginners Guide

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Anaerobic digestion is a simple biochemical process by which waste products can be converted to energy. Using manure, plant waste, crop residue, food scraps or other waste products, farmers can reduce their dependence on fossil fuels while saving money, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and solving odor problems (not to mention producing high-quality compost fertilizer as a by-product). This publication provides a beginner’s guide to using anaerobic digestion to produce usable biogas on a small scale with a minimal investment.

For more information on biogas and a discussion of larger-scale, manure-based digesters for livestock operations, please see the ATTRA publication Anaerobic Digestion of Animal Wastes: Factors to Consider.



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