Browsing the "methane" Tag

Anaerobic Digestion: a Clean Energy Solution for Your Business [Infographic]

October 9th, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Anaerobic digestion - extracting methane from organic wastes - doesn't get the love of, say, solar and wind: it's not nearly as sexy, and definitely more smelly. But it's also a renewable energy technology with plenty of available feedstock: all of that food waste we discuss regularly could go towards the creation of biogas


Food to Fuel… the Right Way [Infographic]

April 2nd, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

The phrase "food to fuel" often refers to production of corn-based ethanol or soy-based biodiesel... not exactly most efficient use of these commodities. But there are situations when food to fuel represents a smart use of resources: when that food will go to a landfill. While the capture of landfill gas has become more prevalent, why spend the money and other resources shipping it there? Why not just direct food waste to energy production


Could the Kitchen of the Future Run on Kitchen Waste Alone?

November 10th, 2011 | by Chris Keenan

Ideas are where all innovation begins. The environment is not only becoming a big part of the public dialogue, it is also fueling research, education, and business. The green job sector is amongst the fastest growing in a fairly unstable and stagnant economy


Grass to Gas: Landfills Want Yard Waste

November 15th, 2009 | by Guest Contributor

A landfill gas-to-energy plant in Conestoga, Pennsylvania. When it comes to corporations fighting climate change, landfill owners don’t necessarily leap



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