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How New York Is Turning Food Waste Into Compost and Biogas

Every once in a while, a reporter, really nails how we need to recycle food waste and the complementary relationship between anaerobic digesters and composting systems. Emily Rueb and illustrator Joren Cull from the New York Times, nailed it. Read it and then share! 

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6/22/2017
LA Metro Awards Contract for 295 New Natural Gas Buses Fueled by RNG
Today the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) voted to purchase 295 40-foot compressed natural gas (CNG) buses, which will be fueled by renewable natural gas (RNG). The contract includes an option for the purchase of 305 additional 40 foot CNG buses. Previously, LA Metro awarded an RNG contract to ABC member Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to fuel its fleet of transit buses. The deal calls for Clean Energy to provide Metro its Redeem brand of RNG, the first renewable and commercially available vehicle fuel made entirely from 100% organic waste. More>>

6/22/2017
Plate to Power, Oregon: Urban Food Policy Snapshot
Gresham, OR has a food waste recycling program that makes sure food waste gets to a local digester to make biogas and soil amendments. Schools and businesses in Gresham that want to participate receive free internal collection containers -- bins for tossing food scraps inside the schools or business -- free signs that explain how to separate waste, and free training. More>>

6/21/2017
LA Metro Awards Multi-Year Contract For Clean Energy's Redeem Renewable Natural Gas To Fuel Nation's Largest CNG Bus Fleet
Clean Energy Fuels Corp., announced today that the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has awarded Clean Energy a renewable natural gas (RNG) contract to fuel its fleet of transit buses. The deal calls for Clean Energy to provide Metro its Redeem brand of RNG, the first renewable and commercially available vehicle fuel made entirely from 100% organic waste. More>>

6/21/2017
Water Environment Federation and American Biogas Council partner on organic waste conversion
The Washington-based associations, Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the American Biogas Council (ABC) are partnering to expand the conversion of organic waste into renewable energy and valuable soil products at facilities across the U.S. More>>

6/21/2017
Dane County might sell the methane its landfill produces to California
ABC Member Dane County was one of the first in Wisconsin to begin using the methane its landfill produces to generate electricity. However, this is not what the electricity is used for. Dane County has a 10-year contract with Madison Gas and Electric, selling the electricity to it for about $3 million a year, John Welch says. As that contract comes to an end, Dane County is hoping to get a better deal. A proposed $18 million project in the 2017 budget would allow the county to turn the methane the trash produces into compressed natural gas, or CNG. That fuel could then be sold. It might even get piped to California, which is the leading market in the United States for the gas. More>>

6/21/2017
EPA just gave notice to dozens of scientific advisory board members that their time is up
The Environmental Protection Agency has given notice to dozens of scientists that they will not be renewed in their roles in advising the agency, continuing a scientific shake-up that has already triggered resignations and charges from some researchers that the administration is politicizing the agency. More>>

Latest Events [view all]

7/17/2017
ABC Board of Directors Meeting
Monthly meeting of ABC's Board of Directors. More>>

7/25/2017
NYC Food Waste Fair
A soup to nuts approach to food waste prevention, recovery and recycling. More>>

8/21/2017
ABC Board of Directors Meeting
Monthly meeting of ABC's Board of Directors. More>>

9/18/2017
ABC Board of Directors Meeting
Monthly meeting of ABC's Board of Directors. More>>







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