Tips to Install a Methane Digester

A methane digester — also known as an anaerobic digester — can be a great source of biofuel and fertilizer.



"Urban Crofting," from author Cliff Williams, urges the reader to seek a sustainable lifestyle with modern, simple methods.
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The batch digester is relatively simple, but this methane digester can be labor intensive and not suitable for some set-ups.
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Continuous Flow methane digesters are constantly fed and producing fertilizer.
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The combination methane digester is loaded the same as a continuous flow, but maintains many of the benefits of the batch digester.
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Picture 5: The cutout pipe allows waste to flow into the main chamber of the methane digester.
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Picture 6: The stirring assembly keeps a the flow of gas from being blocked in your methane digester.
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Picture 7: These pipes feed into the methane digester.
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Picture 8: The methane digester room needs to be kept at a steady 95 degrees.
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