Fido's byproducts could power lamps at dog parks.
Aug 2 2012 - 12:00pm
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- Digester - A container in which anaerobic (oxygen-free) breakdown of biomaterials takes place.
- Anaerobic Digestion - The use of microorganisms to break down biodegradable materials such as sludge without oxygen, which can lead to the creation of energy sources, such as methane, the main component of natural gas.
- Sludge - The leftover material from industrial wastewater and sewage treatment processes.