Anaerobic digestion of food scraps and yard waste to produce power and compost is taken to new heights at a giant facility in British Columbia.
The proposed food waste ban would help the State reach its goals to reduce the waste stream by 30% by 2020.
By installing its own anaerobic conversion system, the chain will offset its energy consumption and eliminate unnecessary truck trips.
In a win for the environment, a big anaerobic digester project in Wisconsin will use 500,000 gallons of cheese-factory wastewater a day to produce electricity, heat and fertilizer.
A new power project has opened at a farm in upstate New York, processing cow manure and food waste to provide enough energy to 11,000 homes.
After a decade of research, a UC Davis professor creates the first high-solid anaerobic digester for commercial use.
Midwest Energy News reports on how Midwest producers are unlikely to rush to implement converting hog manure to energy mainly because of upfront costs.