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Future Fuel: Meet The Company Turning Food Waste Into Power-- A United Nations report reveals that 1.3 billion tons of food produced for human consumption gets lost or wasted each year, accounting for one-third of the total food supply. Fruits and vegetables, as well as roots and tubers, are among the foods that are thrown out the most. In wealthy countries, consumers waste almost as much food as the entire net food production of sub-Saharan Africa. All of that waste has to go somewhere.

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Hitachi Zosen Inova Acquires Business of ETOGAS GmbH
With the acquisition of the ETOGAS Power-to-Gas technology, the Swiss company supplements its existing offering in the areas of thermal and biological energy-from-waste recovery and biomethane upgrading by adding a further product to their portfolio. Going forward, Hitachi Zosen Inova will open up new possibilities. for the technology to enter international markets. More>>

Nashville Food Waste Initiative Includes Some Biogas
With cities expected to play a critical role in meeting America's food waste challenge, NRDC selected Nashville as its pilot city for developing high-impact local policies and on-the-ground actions to address food waste. The Nashville Food Waste Initiative (NFWI) is developing strategies and practical tools to serve as models for cities around the country. More>>

Dealing with the Realities of Organics Recycling
I have no doubt we will see a great deal of interest in organics recovery over the next decade. Our customers are increasingly asking us to provide this service. They will be expecting solutions. As a result, my colleague Anne Germain and I have written a white paper: State of Organics Recovery 2016. More>>

Rabobank Announces FoodBytes! Boulder Award Winners
BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rabobank, a premier global food and agribusiness bank and ABC member, has announced that Mad Agriculture, The Honest Stand and FarmRaiser have been awarded the top prizes during FoodBytes! Boulder, a pitch competition meets networking event that brings food, agribusiness and tech startups together with investors, executives and industry leaders. More>>

CA Food Waste Collection Rate Concerns at Restaurants
Manteca's 100 plus restaurants in 2017 won't just be dealing with new garbage rates that reflect anywhere from a 21 percent to 77 percent jump depending upon the size of their bin. They will also have to start paying a new fee for separate food waste collection that -- depending on the size, frequency of collection and whether the food waste is clean or dirty -- could cost as much as $636.69 a month by 2021. More>>

In California's Methane-Reduction Crosshairs, Dairy Industry Faces Regulation for the First Time
More than half of California's methane emissions come from dairy and beef operations, specifically from cow manure and belching, mostly from dairy cows. But the state's powerful dairy industry has successfully blocked methane regulation for the past decade. Now, as the state works toward meeting the nation's most aggressive greenhouse gas emissions targets, the livestock sector and methane -- with its potent atmospheric warming power -- will contend with regulation for the first time. More>>

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ABC Board of Directors Meeting
The Board of Directors will be meeting Monday, November 21 at 1pm ET More>>

ABC Board of Directors Meeting
The Board of Directors will be meeting Monday, December 12at 1pm ET. More>>

4/3/2017 - 4/6/2017
BioCycle East Coast 17
BioCycle's East Coast conference on April 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th, 2017 in Baltimore, MD. More>>

10/16/2017 - 10/19/2017
ABC's Annual Conference- BioCycle REFOR17
Join us for the official conference of the American Biogas Council, BioCycle REFOR17, on Oct. 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th, 2017. in Portland, Oregon More>>

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