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Sustainable Growth - Turning Tofu Waste Into Natural Gas Helps Clean Rivers In Indonesia

Graham Watson

29th November 2022

Business Insider does luxury and the circular economy very well - in this case, the latter is covered, with the waste water from tofu manufacture being converted into biogas to provide fuel for local homes.

Tofu is remarkably water-intensive, requiring 10 times the amount of water compared to soya beans, and the waste water pollutes local water courses. As a result, communities have had to adapt to this, and use the smelly by-product of tofu manufacture to produce biogas.

Sustainable Growth - Turning Tofu Waste Into Natural Gas Helps Clean Rivers In Indonesia

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to tutor2u, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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