When we talk about zero waste, we talk about a lot of different areas. We talk about energy, we talk about food, and we talk about our clothing, but we don't always think about one of the biggest uses of our resources; our homes.
The anaerobic digester, also called the biogas digester, is an option for transforming food waste into two valuable products--biogas and soil amendments like fertilizer.Several communities, in an effort to reduce their carbon footprint, have stopped food waste from going into landfills and instead, have diverted it into large-scale anaerobic digesters.
Remember when you were younger, and you were terrified that swallowing chewing gum would clog up your pipes? Eventually, you figured out that, while not good for you, gum would pass right through your body without doing any real harm.The same cannot be said of our environment, though.
Food waste stretches across the supply chain from farm to fork. The natural and human resources needed to grow, package, transport, and prepare food that ends up in landfills are more resources lost than any of us can afford, especially in the face of food insecurity and hunger across America.
When you’ve got a charming but small office space to work with, recycling can be a bit more challenging. However, that shouldn’t stop you from keeping things stylish and efficient inside your humble work abode.
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