Smells like a bargain – money-saving biogas – South Africa

SAAEA 28 September 2012.

CAPE TOWN, 26 September 2012 (IRIN) – With the number of people in Africa’s urban centres expected to grow rapidly in the next few decades, municipal waste and its disposal could pose a variety of logistical and public health challenges. Now, researchers at the University of Cape Town, in South Africa, are examining how to convert organic waste into biogas, which would alleviate disposal problems and help poor residents, particularly those in informal settlements, save on energy costs…

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