1.How often and how much can I feed the ECO DIGEST?
This will be dependent on the type of food waste you load in. As a general rule, it is advised to try and feed every 2 to 3 hours. The higher the frequency of feeding, the greater yield of digestion over a 24-hour period.
2.When do I refill the microorganisms?
When the Microbe alert flashes red on the control panel screen, this means that there’s approximately one week’s supply of microorganisms left in the tank.
3.Should I ever turn the machine off?
No, the ECO DIGEST should never be turned off and should be running continuously..
4.Is there any residue left over?
As long as organic material is being placed in the ECO DIGEST, there will not be any remaining residue. Keep in mind, some items will take longer for digestion.
5.How does the process work?
ECO DIGEST utilizes an aerobic digestion process that converts food waste into an effluent safe for discharge into the municipal wastewater system. The unit accelerates the breakdown of food waste through a combination of our proprietary Microorganisms and Bio Chips, oxygen and water.
6.Do Microorganisms affect the safety of our work environment?
The Microorganisms used in ECO DIGEST are naturally present in the environment, and are not harmful.
7.What happens to the effluent when it leaves the machine?
Once all liquid is extracted and food waste can safely pass through the screen at the bottom of the ECO DIGEST, effluent can be discharged.