Originally posted on The Borrowers:
Can you believe only 13% of English households separate their food waste? The rest gets sent to landfill! What a criminal waste that is. It’s a renewable source of power which could heat millions of homes – why are we chucking it all away?!!
A clever little process known as anaerobic digestion could create enough biogas (which is good gas) from green waste and purpose-grown crops to power more than 2.5 million UK homes by 2020, according to a study by Centre Forum. A brilliant video from www.recyclenow.com shows us how. (Look at me inserting videos into my new blog site!!)
However, clever little process aside, what’s even more criminal than only 13% of homes recycling their food waste, is that here in the UK, 2 children in every class, that’s around a million kids, are only getting 10 meals a week instead of the 21 they need to stay…
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