Vertal, a British composting company, has introduced some of the most innovative technology when it comes to turning our organic waste — you know, that steak you couldn't quite finish last weekend — into energy. Unlike other technologies, the process is entirely self-heated, so the company does not have to use any energy in the composting process, which is called autothermal thermophilic aerobic digestion.
The U.S. could benefit from a similar company, who claim that recycling your food is better for the environment than switching your old gas-guzzler for a hybrid.
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