Homemade Natural Gas: The MOTHER EARTH NEWS Methane Digester

The MOTHER EARTH NEWS editors investigate the process of methane production and uses for methane biogas with their own homemade digester.



Mother Earth News Methane Digester
This methane digester steadily produced 41 cubic feet of biogas for almost three months on a single load of manure.
PHOTO: THE MOTHER EARTH NEWS EDITORS
Vertical Methane Digester
This vertical methane digester design was built and tested by the MOTHER EARTH NEWS editors in 1973.
THE MOTHER EARTH NEWS EDITORS
Horizontal Methane Digester
A horizontal digester should produce methane at a lower cost and with fewer complications than the vertical design.
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