The “Carbon Buster” could be instrumental in helping the British government realize its commitment to zero carbon homes by 2016.
The Toilet Bike Neo really does run on excrement, but thankfully, not the rider’s.
Add waste-to-energy to the list of the ways the U.S. Army is looking to spare fuel – and thus save lives – at base camps.
Worldwatch Institute takes a look at how a planned waste to energy project in Haiti may face challenges in meeting its electricity generation goals.
A Pittsburgh company partners with the Haitian government to pick up trash and turn it into power in the Port au Prince area.
The Chinese love of pork might result in very tasty dumplings but it has also lead to a sizable amount of waste, and there’s an effort to put it to good use.
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.
Chicken giant Perdue and biomass company Fibrowatt want to use poultry litter, hen manure and wood chips in a 10-MW power plant in Maryland.
Researchers in England produce a wee bit of electricity using urine in a microbial fuel cell, and believe it could be a significant source of clean energy.
It would be a mistake to classify municipal solid waste as a renewable fuel without carefully examining the facts. Most of the materials found in MSW cannot be considered a renewable fuel.
Environmental groups say Maryland’s “renewable” waste-to-energy trash incinerators generate more pollution that its coal-fired power plants.