Nordic drinks brand firm uses oat hulls as biofuel to curb carbon footprint

Altia has already used the oatmill by-product as a biofuel for one of its plants and decreased emissions by 1,000 tonnes in three months

Nordic alcoholic beverage brand company Altia has used oat hulls as biofuel to reduce carbon emissions produced by one of its factories.

The firm installed a new fuel silo in April and cut fossil fuel emissions from the facility by 1,000 tonnes in three months.

That corresponds to the average annual carbon dioxide emissions of around 90 Finns.

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