Mushroom cultivation produces three times its weight in waste. It’s now being turned into burgers and fertiliser

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Nov-20 Fri 08:37
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Cultivating mushrooms produces a lot of waste. For every kilogram of mushrooms produced, about three kilograms of soil-like material containing straw, manure and peat is left behind. In the EU, this results in more than 3 billion kilograms of waste per year. Managing this waste is a challenge. Although…

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