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This U.K. Supermarket Uses Electricity Made From Its Rotten Food | TakePart


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Christeen
- 1519 days ago - takepart.com
I like it.



   

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Animae C (506)
Saturday July 26, 2014, 4:57 pm
Thank you for standing up for a food system that is fair and just.
3,783 pledges

Thanx Christeen
 

Carol P (46)
Saturday July 26, 2014, 6:10 pm
But isn't this the same as burning fossil fuels when it comes to creating greenhouse gasses? I think I'd rather have rotten produce be consumed by new plants through composting than have it burned as a gas.
 

Katie & Bill D (107)
Saturday July 26, 2014, 10:00 pm
Good progress for Electricity!
Thank You Christeen
 

Jordan G (37)
Sunday July 27, 2014, 1:31 am
Always a tradeoff.
 

Sharon Wardle (103)
Sunday July 27, 2014, 1:52 am
Thanks Christeen
 

Patricia Cunningham (134)
Sunday July 27, 2014, 2:11 am
This food should never be left to rot!! i have seen good fresh food dumped in a dump master at the back off super markets and there is nothing wrong with it just because its one day old they chuck it out!!! this is so wrong when there are hundreds of people who live near by who could use this food who don't have the money to buy. i myself arranged with the manager of the bakehouse if it would be ok to pick some up for my horses and goats alpacas chucks and a few other animals not as a full meal just for a little treat i was shocked at how fresh that bread and cakes still where, and i did give some to people i knew who needed a little cake for there Kids Fresh doughnuts not one thing wrong with them, and they where on there way to the tip!! so many pensioners out there who cant afford to buy a loaf of bread and most certainty cant afford cake or biscuits, and yes i ate some too nothing wrong with them still in wrappers, they have to do something about this i for one would have no problem delivery the products still cant believe the wast of good food.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday July 27, 2014, 2:21 am
Noted and pledged, ty Christeen.
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Sunday July 27, 2014, 4:59 am
noted
 

. (0)
Sunday July 27, 2014, 5:26 am
Interesting-thanks.
 

Birgit W (160)
Sunday July 27, 2014, 6:05 am
I love it, what a wonderful idea, thank you.
 

Catrin S (46)
Sunday July 27, 2014, 8:07 am
Thanks for sharing this with us .
 

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Sunday July 27, 2014, 11:12 am
Noted & Pledged, Thank you
 

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Sunday July 27, 2014, 1:09 pm
Noted & Pledged, Thanks
 

. (0)
Sunday July 27, 2014, 4:09 pm
At least there was some use put to it.better to give it to the hungry before it goes bad,isn't it?
 

. (0)
Sunday July 27, 2014, 4:11 pm
signed the pledge.
 

Christine Stewart (134)
Sunday July 27, 2014, 5:30 pm
Thanks for the article.
 

Debra G (0)
Sunday July 27, 2014, 5:46 pm
A great use for inedible food. Glad to see it also being tried in my neck of the woods.
 

Athena F (131)
Sunday July 27, 2014, 8:34 pm
thank you
 
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