Biodiesel from Chicken Bones?

Published By: on December 1st, 2011 in Category Nanaimo Real Estate News
Published By: on December 1st, 2011 in Category Nanaimo Real Estate News

Triple Benefits from the Green Bin Program

  1. The volume of trash headed for our local Nanaimo area landfill is reduced by close to 50%.

2. ICC’s composting plant at Duke Point, just south of Nanaimo, currently processes 50-60 tons of organic waste, creating rich compost and compost-enriched soil available for your garden.

3. In the future food waste will be converted into renewable fuels.

Yes – you read that right! In the future your chicken bones and corn cobs will be converted into fuel to run your car or generate electricity. The B.C. government has promised a $2.5 million investment into the International Composting Corporation (ICC), Nanaimo based liquid biofuel project. The plan is for 2 million litres of biodiesel to be produced annually from the organic waste collected from our region.

This diagram from ICC shows how it works. For more information visit http://www.iccgroup.ca

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