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01/18/2016 01:24 pm ET Updated Jan 18, 2016

WATCH: This Is How To Use Your Food Scraps To Make Energy

"You don't need to cut trees. You can use your waste in order to cook."

You might want to give a second thought to tossing out your food waste. A company called HomeBioGas makes a device that converts food and animal waste into energy that can be used to power food prep. In the video above, watch Ami Amir, who does marking and business development for the company, discuss how the product is helping both off-grid rural communities and more affluent ones cut yearly waste while providing access to renewable energy.

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