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Backyard Composting

is a natural breakdown of food and yard waste into nutrient-rich material, known as humus- commonly done in ones backyard.

Biodegradable

Capable of breaking down by organic processes into elements found in nature when under conditions that allows decomposition

Biodegradable Product Institute (BPI®)

Biodegradable Products InstituteOne of the largest voluntary standard development organizations of technical standards for materials, products, systems and services. 

 

Biogas

to fully extract the value of the biogas created in the AD process, the methane can either be used directly in a nearby industrial boiler or for district heating purposes, burned to produce electricity and heat in a combined heat and power plant (CHP), or cleaned and fed into the gas grid. 

BurCell Technology

is a disruptive vacuum aided thermal decomposition process which converts pre-sorted MSW and other feedstock into a consistent, homogenous process engineered cellulosic product.