A Home Powered By Guinea Pig Waste

A Home Powered By Guinea Pig Waste

A couple shows how animal waste can be used to sustain a small community.

Naresh Kumar
  • 8 september 2010

An agronomist couple in Peru is using guinea pig waste to power their home and farm. The couple breeds 1,000 guinea pigs on the farm and use some of their droppings to produce methane that provides electricity for their home. The remaining byproducts of the animals are used as compost for the farm.

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