Turning food waste into energy

28th Nov 2013

Food is incredible;  a single bowl of porridge and a banana is enough to power our MD on his seventeen mile commute to the office on his bike each morning.  It’s a wonder fuel.  So why do we throw so much of it away?


We’ve got some exciting stuff going on with food waste and we hope to soon be offering a range of equipment which turns this fantastic resource into energy.  This could be heat or cooling,  and will be produced from an energy source that is currently costing our customers a lot of money to dispose of.
We reckon that eliminating the cost of disposal coupled with the savings on conventional energy sources will be a compelling commercial argument.  Some installations may also qualify for RHI payments which could add further income to the mix.


If you have around one tonne of food waste each week,  let’s talk about how we can turn that cost centre into a resource.

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