Pictures: Biogas plant opens in Newton Aycliffe

Celebrity journalist and recycling campaigner, Janet Street-Porter, has officially opened a new £8million plant which will convert leftover food into heat, power and bio-fertiliser.

Janet Street-Porter launches the biogas plant Credit: ITV

The Emerald Biogas site, in Newton Aycliffe, uses an anaerobic digestion process to convert commercial waste food.

The Newton Aycliffe plant Credit: ITV
Converting waste to energy Credit: ITV

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Co. Durham biogas plant opens

Television celebrity and recycling campaigner, Janet Street-Porter, has officially opened a new £8million plant which will convert leftover food into heat, power and bio-fertiliser.