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Circular Economy

Apsley Farms operates within a circular economy

A circular economy recycles resources and minimises waste. Moving towards a circular economy system is considered vital for long term sustainability.

The business model used at Apsley Farms has applied circular economy principles for over a decade, and we continue to bridge any gaps. For example, our energy needs – both for electricity and heating – are supplied from our own biodigesters. Our own digestate fertilises for our fields – and some of our partner farms. Even our CO2 is cleaned and supplied to the food industry.

Apsley Farms provides a range of sustainable products and services for British consumers, farmers and industry. Using our low carbon technology, we’re proud of the contribution we’re making towards a greener, more sustainable future.

Sustainability and efficiency are at the heart of everything we do at Apsley Farms. We’ve adopted cutting edge technologies and turned low value crops into renewable energy. We focus on a circular economy by returning the nutrients in our digestate products back to the land as a fertiliser.
Our process of generating green gas and other important by-products ticks three important boxes: it displaces natural gas (fossil fuel) in the gas grid to heat people’s homes; it displaces CO2 made by the fertiliser industry, which is essential in the food industry; and it simultaneously generates natural fertiliser in the process!

A circular economy is one which recycles resources and minimises waste which is considered vital for long term sustainability.

About Apsley Farms

Producing green energy since 2012
We are a family-run arable farm and contractor, producing crops for our Biogas plant, generating enough energy to heat 8,500 houses all year round.

Producer of organic certified garden products
Soil improving mulch, top dressing and liquid plant feed that is produced on-site as a
by-product  and derived from rye, barley, grass and maize crops. Visit our Shop

Sustainable farming
Over the years, the Apsley team has built up considerable experience in modern and innovative farming practices, as well as forming partnerships with other farms and the wider farming community. Read more about Apsley Farms’ sustainable farming methods here

Supplier of CO2 Gas
Apsley Farms produces food-grade carbon dioxide as a by-product of the biogas plant.
We also have CO2 testing facilities onsite. Find out more here