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Giant greenhouses are being built in Britain to grow tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers using excess heat from sewage farms

New greenhouses the size of 26 football pitches are being built in East Anglia to grow tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers using heat from sewage farms. Low Carbon Farming is building greenhouses that are heated by wastewater processing in a bid to make the UK more self-sufficient in some food products. At the moment the UK imports the majority of its tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers - often bringing them in from countries with water shortages. The new project will eventually see Low Carbon Farming spend £2.67 billion to open 43 sewage heated greenhouses across the UK over the next five years.  Read more....

 

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