In the last few weeks, we began a series of steps to prepare for our start date in June while also starting campus outreach efforts. These included a system calibration test performed by FOR Solutions, two tours for the campus community, and the arrival of a lift arm for loading buckets of the feedstock into the system’s hopper. See the photo essay below!
- FOR Solutions performs a calibration test to insure the correct electrical set-up and proper rotation of the biodigester’s mechanical systems
2. Dr. Nick shares his journey into food scraps composting and why he founded FOR Solutions to our Earth Month tour group
3. The lift arm that we will operate in order to dump buckets of uneaten food and wood shavings into the loading hopper