How to turn waste food into energy
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New waste plant is turning food waste into fertiliser and energy

A new waste plant is turning food waste into fertiliser and energy.

The anaerobic digestion plant in London Colney, in Hertfordshire, will convert 48,000 tonnes of organic waste per year.

Operations began in December 2016 and the plant, run by Agrivert, has been taking waste from North London, Essex and Hertfordshire.

By processing 48,000 tonnes of waste a year, the plant should generate 3MW of electricity, which would be enough energy to supply more than 5,900 homes.