Dairy Products

Making The Most of Poop

Biodigesters turn poop into power
and bring the smackdown on smell.

MEANS INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY

Innovative technologies like biodigesters offer a way for Canadian dairy farmers to reduce environmental impacts and create green energy. The Canadian Biogas Association has found that anaerobic digesters help in reducing greenhouse gas emissions on farms.   

Biodigesters, also known as anaerobic digesters, take the methane from manure and turn it into biogas used to generate electricity, heat or clean-burning biofuel with a few other added benefits. 

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Biodigesters can reduce methane emissions up to 60%, manure odours up to 90%

It’s no secret that dairy farms have a special scent that carries downwind. In addition to reducing emissions and generating renewable energy, digesters also reduce odours associated with manure, by up to 90%.

Waste from every 10 cows can produce enough electricity to power one average Canadian home.

A family Farm in Ontario produces enough electricity to power 30 homes.

Canadian dairy farmers are installing biodigesters. As of 2016, there were over 60 agricultural and food-waste digesters in operation in Canada. One dairy farm in New Brunswick has teamed up with a potato processing plant to produce enough electricity from biogas to power over 1,000 nearby homes and businesses.

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BIODIGESTER BYPRODUCT CAN HAVE MANY USES – FROM CROP FERTILIZER TO COMFY BEDDING

Biodigester byproduct can be used for comfy bedding 

In addition to powering homes and businesses, biodigester byproduct can have many uses, from crop fertilizer to comfy bedding for cows!

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