Staffordshire Farmer unveils new anaerobic digestor

A STAFFORDSHIRE farmer has unveiled a new anaerobic digestion (AD) plant which will use both farm and domestic waste to generate enough energy to power 1,300 local homes.

Ian Critchley, who keeps 1,800 pigs and grows a variety of arable crops, including maize, wheat, barley and oats at Lower Reule Farm in Staffordshire, will take on waste collected from homes by the local council as well as waste from supermarkets and food manufacturers. Read more...