Our pig poo is as veggie friendly as organic carrots

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One of the most debated subjects in the Bulb community is whether our green gas is vegetarian-friendly. We thought a comparison might be interesting. We’ve looked, and firmly believe that our biomethane is vegetarian-friendly. In fact, it’s as veggie friendly as organic veg. If not more friendly.

This guy looks a little suspicious to us

This guy looks a little suspicious to us

What do carrots have to do with anything?

Our gas comes from pig poo. You know what else uses pig poo? Organic vegetables! Organic vegetables are fertilised using animal waste. Since they aren’t fertilised using synthetic chemicals they have to get nitrates and other key nutrients from organic sources. This usually means manure. Often from pigs.

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Not doing anything with pig poo is actually harmful

Since green gas comes from exactly the same source, it's just as good. In fact, it’s better than that. Ordinarily, methane would go directly into the atmosphere. Methane is about 30 times worse as a greenhouse gas than CO2. It warms the planet until ultimately decaying into CO2. So, in addition to being carbon neutral, burning biomethane actually reduces the net effect of carbon in the pig waste. Bonus.

At the end of the day, that's double the bang for your buck: organic veg levels of sustainability while proactively tackling climate change.

Who says veg isn't useful?

Of course, other members will have different opinions. It all comes down to your personal feelings and what you believe is right. Hopefully, this comparison will add some helpful perspective. Here's the discussion in the community so you can see other members' opinions.

What do you think? Do you agree that green gas is vegetarian-friendly?

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