Low Carbon Farming unveils plans to deploy wastewater-heated greenhouses nationwide

Cecilia Keating
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Commercial greenhouses could soon harness waste heat in a bid to slash emissions and boost productivity / Credit: Creative Commons
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Commercial greenhouses could soon harness waste heat in a bid to slash emissions and boost productivity / Credit: Creative Commons

Enormous greenhouses the size of the O2 Arena could allow the UK to become self-sufficient in tomatoes and cucumbers, according to Low Carbon Farming

More than 40 giant wastewater-heated greenhouses could help curb the UK's reliance on imported vegetables and significantly shrink the British horticulture sector's carbon footprint, according to developer...

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