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Silicon Valley Innovation Institute, 2/1/12 Event: High Tech Compost=Anaerobic Digestion + Biochar

The City of Palo Alto, California is currently considering options for how to manage its organic waste stream. An anaerobic digester is being proposed to replace the current incinerator. The methane producing bacteria living inside anaerobic digesters do break down a lot organic material, but not cellulose (the compound that makes up the cell walls [...]