Organic waste is any material that is biodegradable and comes from either a plant or an animal. … Recycling organic waste will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
What happens to recycled food waste? … During this process, food waste is put into an anaerobic digester where micro-organisms break down food waste in the absence of oxygen. This process produces biogas, a mixture of methane and carbon dioxide which can then be used to produce heat, electricity or transport fuels.