Category: Digestate

Digestate storage: what you need to know

25th January 2019

By now, the benefits of using digestate in favour of artificial fertilisers and slurry is universally recognised. As the demand for the product has rocketed, so too has the need for a range of safe, innovative and flexible digestate storage options. Storing digestate on-site is advantageous, especially considering the

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Digestate solutions: spreading for success in 2019

9th January 2019

Last year, AWSM Recyling spread 325,000 tonnes of digestate. Sourced from aerobic digestion (AD) plants, digestate provides farmlands across the nation with a useful and convenient source of nutrients. Often referred to as ‘rocket fuel’, digestate is a great organic fertiliser — the nickname is attributed mainly to its

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Tackling ammonia emissions from digestate in farming practices

1st November 2018

Digestate is rich in Nitrogen and is considered the most significant crop nutrient from the fertiliser. The levels of this are determined by the varying type of digestate alongside timing and the application method. The Defra proposed controls for fertiliser, manure and slurry management and applications will affect how

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How does digestate spreading recharge your soil

17th October 2018

By turning waste crops and paper into a product called biochar and using this alongside a digestate product would allow farmers to capture more carbon from the atmosphere. This results in the carbon becoming stored in the soil, which in turn nourishes and enriches the farmland. Due to globalisation

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