Philippines reuses animal waste for biogas with new digester


A new fixed dome biogas digester is to be built in the municipal abattoir in Baler, Aurora, a province located in the eastern part of Central Luzon, Philippines.

The PHP444,000 (US$8,000) project – funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – aims to reduce reliance on carbon-intensive fossil-based energy and contribute to a circular carbon economy. 

“The biogas digester will lessen dependence on conventional energy, like liquefied petroleum gas, and for consumers to reduce the problem of ecological solid waste management,” commented Maricel Sicat, Aurora Provincial Science Technology Director. 

With a loading capacity of 20m3, the digester will intake manure produced by large cows and pigs as a feedstock before anaerobic fermentation takes place. 

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