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Welcome to week two

Emma Needham from BioVale explains how in week two we'll be looking at uses for unavoidable food waste and anaerobic digestion.
Welcome to the second week of our course on the bioeconomy and how renewable resources can help the future of our planet. We hope you enjoyed week one. This week we are going to be looking at biological materials that we think of as wastes and how we can make better use of them to provide the things that we need. We are going to start off by looking at how we can use food waste, particularly unavoidable food waste, like tomato stalks and wheat straw and the opportunities these wastes offer. You can have a go at growing your own lettuce from scraps. Then we are going to look at anaerobic digestion and how companies literally can create power from poo.
We are going to finish off with a deep dive, (not literally!) into the anaerobic process looking at the microbes that manage our waste.

In this video, Emma Needham from BioVale introduces the second week of the course.

We’ll be looking at how we can make the most of biological wastes to provide the things we need including energy and products.

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