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When you find an anaerobic digester in Michigan, they’re usually set up on large scale dairy farms.
Michigan State University has a good YouTube video showing how the process works at the digester on their campus.
Bacteria turn all that cow manure into methane, which is burned in engines to create renewable electricity. But now there’s a new kind of digester in Fremont, Michigan that’s consuming much more than cow poop.