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Where there are million of animals, there are millions of tons of waste. In a clever solution to a major waste disposal problem, Australian researchers have found a way to convert 1.4 million tons of Chinese pig excrement into fertilizer and a source of alternative energy. The project, which is operated by the Adelaide, Australia Cooperate Research Centre For Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE), has won a national science award for its solution for pig waste in China.

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  1. Zack Domike November 12, 2014 at 7:48 pm

    There are millions of digesters in China, millions more in India. This article could be helpful, and describe the two-step process.
    BUG: The “pooCare” link refers directly back to this same page.

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