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Farmer Sue McCloskey and her husband, Mike, have found a way to fight that shocking statistic, with nothing udder than manure: Each day, it's put into an anaerobic digester, which breaks down waste and collects the gas released in the process.
The Perris anaerobic digester is designed to process pre- and post-consumer food waste, including fats, oils and grease; landscape, pruning and other green waste; and nonhazardous wood waste.
Anaerobic digesters have a solid safety track record, Christensen says.
The next phase includes building a mixed-waste processing facility, an anaerobic digester and public education room.
The waste is mixed with water to form a slurry, and transported in a 2,500-gallon tank to the company's anaerobic digesters in Collinwood.
The Quasar Energy Group, headquartered in Cleveland, manufactures and operates biomass anaerobic digesters, which mix microbes and enzymes with thousands of tons of food waste and manure.
Instead of relying on private developers to build new facilities for the digesters, cities are adapting existing infrastructure: wastewater treatment facilities.
The same way humans chew to accelerate digestion, machines grind organics into a slurry the consistency of a milkshake, which is fed into a large, airtight tank heated to about 100 degrees, called a digester.
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