Television celebrity and recycling campaigner, Janet Street-Porter, has opened a new eight-million-pound plant which turns leftover food into heat, power and bio-fertiliser.
The Emerald Biogas site, in Newton Aycliffe in County Durham, uses an anaerobic digestion process to convert commercial waste food from all over the North East and Cumbria.
Company spokesman Ian Bainbridge explains the process.
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