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March 2014

Mar
25

ECO WARRIORS ‘WASTE’ NO TIME IN LEARNING ABOUT BIOGAS

 

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Pupils from Coxhoe Primary School discover the journey from food waste to biogas

Over 60 pupils from two County Durham primary schools became official ‘Waste Warriors’ when they visited the north east’s only commercial food waste anaerobic digestion facility to see how leftover food is processed into biogas.

The eco teams from Barnard Castle Preparatory School and Coxhoe Primary School have been taking part in a food waste campaign created by Emerald Biogas to help schools understand the growing impact of disposing of unwanted food.

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Mar
24

SOCIAL MEDIA BRINGS ENVIRONMENTAL SUPPORT TO LOCAL HEALTHY LIVING CENTRE

 

The Pioneering Care Partnership (PCP), a health and wellbeing charity which runs the Pioneering Care Centre in Newton Aycliffe, has found a local waste collection thanks to the power of social media.

Emerald Biogas, which operates the north east’s first commercial food waste anaerobic digestion (AD) plant, promoted its food waste service through the social media micro community ‘AycliffeHour’ on Twitter, which is how PCP first found out about the waste disposal services on offer.

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Mar
24

PUPILS BECOME WASTE WARRIORS AT ST MICHAEL’S C OF E PRIMARY SCHOOL AS FOOD WASTE CAMPAIGN CONTINUES

 

A commercial food waste facility has visited a third school in County Durham as part of its “Waste Warriors” campaign to talk about food waste and help pupils understand the growing impact of disposing of unwanted food.

Emerald Biogas, based at Newton Aycliffe in County Durham, recently launched the campaign to schools across the north east in response to the national food waste problem and St Michael’s C of E Primary School in Ferryhill was delighted to take up the offer.

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Mar
24

PUPILS BECOME WASTE WARRIORS AT BARNARD CASTLE PREP SCHOOL AS FOOD WASTE CAMPAIGN CONTINUES

 

A commercial food waste facility has visited a second school in County Durham as part of its “Waste Warriors” campaign to talk about food waste and help pupils understand the growing impact of disposing of unwanted food.

Emerald Biogas, based at Newton Aycliffe in County Durham, recently launched the campaign to schools across the north east in response to the national food waste problem and Barnard Castle Preparatory School was delighted to take up the offer.

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