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Wheat FieldBio-energy (also known as biomass energy) comes from the processing of organic materials such as wood, agricultural crops, or organic waste like animal manures or municipal wastewater sludge. Since it comes from a wide range of organic matter that can be quickly replenished, bio-energy is classified as a renewable resource. With much less impact on the environment than the burning of fossil fuels, bio-energy can help reduce Canadian greenhouse gas emissions and help make the move toward greater environmental sustainability.

How Does Bio-Energy Work?

What are the Benefits of Methane from Bio-Energy?

Revised: Wednesday July 15 2009


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