polar bear at Detroit Zoo

Detroit Zoo Raising Funds to Turn Animal Poop Into Energy and Fertilizer

The Detroit Zoological Society and Michigan Economic Development Corp. launched a crowdfunding campaign for a biodigester that will produce energy from animal manure…
Biofuels, clean energy, renewable energy, biofuels, biogas, cow manure, waste diversion, Pixley, Calgren, Regensis, Tulare County, DVO, Leon Kaye, California Energy Commission, dairy industry, San Joaquin Valley, Fresno

Manure-to-Energy Plant Launches in San Joaquin Valley

The launch of the Calgren Ethanol Biogester, a manure-to-energy plant 60 miles south of Fresno, will help California meet its clean energy goals.
Burlington, Vermont, Burlington Electric, Wind Power, hydropower, biogas, renewable energy, clean energy, renewables, solar, Leon Kaye

Burlington, Vermont Now Runs on 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Burlington, Vermont revamped its energy portfolio, culminating in the purchase of a hydropower plant late last year -- and now runs 100 percent…
Unilever, zero waste, waste diversion, recycling, composting, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Lipton, Dubai, Leon Kaye, France, biogas, Middle East, extended producer responsibility

Unilever Zero-Waste Program Saves Over $225 Million While Creating Jobs

Unilever has announced that all of its factories have achieved the company’s goal of zero waste -- saving millions of dollars while creating…

Energy-Coffee Wastewater Project Delivers Multiple Benefits in Central America

Taking a holistic, integrated approach to tackle issues at the water-food-energy nexus, UTZ Certified is expanding its Energy from Coffee Wastewater Project from…
food waste and manure biogas

Food Waste Meets Farm Waste: $2.9 Billion Market For Biogas Co-Digestion

The Dairy Center for Innovation identifies a $2.9 billion market for food waste and manure biogas, as part of the new Biogas Opportunities…
compost bin

New York City to Use Food Waste to Heat Homes

New York City will reduce the amount of food waste sent to landfills by converting it into energy.
Resource Recovery Project

Kroger Converts Food Waste into Renewable Energy

Kroger's "anaerobic digester" in Compton, CA, takes in food waste and pumps out biogas, providing power for its campus and distribution center.
InSinkErator is promoting the environmental benefits of garbage disposal units and asking municipal wastewater treatment facilities to get involved.

What do Garbage Disposals have to do with Sustainability?

As more wastewater treatment facilities convert food waste to biogas, garbage disposals could have a big part to play in creating renewable energy.
food waste solutions are at hand

Now is a Good Time to Hop on the Food Waste Bandwagon

New programs and new technologies are giving businesses new opportunities to turn food waste from a liability to an asset.

Indian Cell Phone Towers Move From Diesel to BioGas with NextGen

Although solar energy in India is quickly catching up, biogas may present a practical, cheap and quicker solution to the problem - especially…

Will Banning Food Waste From Landfills Change Anything?

The global market for biogas, the fuel created through AD, is estimated to double in the next decade to have a value of…
Denmark windmill

Denmark Will Be 100% Renewable By Mid-Century

Denmark’s Energy Strategy 2050 contains initiatives aimed at reducing fossil fuel consumption 33% by 2020 and to achieve complete independence from fossil fuels…
Streetkleen converts dog waste to methane biogas

Streetkleen Taps Man’s Best Friend for Renewable Biogas

The Welsh company Streetkleen is launching a program to collect dog waste for biogas conversion, and to use dog waste to power street…
Liberty Paper will recover biogas from paper mill wastewater

Liberty Paper Unshackes a Gigantic Paper Mill from Fossil Fuels

Minnesota based Liberty Paper has made a big name for itself in paper recycling and other sustainability issues, and now it is about…