Two zoos in North America have announced plans to power themselves partially with the ample animal poop they produce each year.
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Two German companies have developed a process for turning agricultural waste of all types into packaging: this week’s Waste Biz run-down.
France just passed a law banning destruction of edible food by larger supermarkets, and the Minnesota Twins are going all compostable with cups and plates.
This waste to energy project from Climate Friendly brings electricity to rural Vietnamese households by building biogas systems for animal poop.
EU project PlasCarb in exploring the possibility of deriving graphene and hydrogen from food waste using anaerobic digestion and a microwave plasma process.
Cleaning up wastewater from coffee processing not only prevents water pollution, but also creates biogas that would otherwise be emitted as methane.
A new survey from The Shelton Group shows that concert venues & sports arenas that recycle & compost trash likely sell more tickets & concessions.
In Mumbai, India, a zero waste plan also supports the economic empowerment of impoverished women “waste pickers.” This program also makes innovative use of biogas production facilities in dealing with organic wastes.
Despite the availability of clean and sustainable energy sources like solar, wind, hydropower, geothermal and biomass, many states depend on outdated and dirty energy sources. Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Missouri and Tennessee are among the most in need of an energy portfolio diversification.
Ten years ago, Kristianstad, Sweden made a pledge to wean itself from its use of fossil fuels, and currently the city can claim to have eliminated oil, natural gas, and coal in heating homes. Compare that to twenty years ago, when all of the city’s energy for home heating came from imported fossil fuels. The […]
How many times have US urbanites taken a country drive, and on more than one occasion have had to hold our breath, when passing those farms where the farmer is out in the fields spreading a load of manure? It is all part of growing up right? It was a big delight for kids to […]
After years of debate and planning, the St. Paul, MN city council has voted unanimously to move forward with a unique plan to produce biogas from manure and ethanol waste in rural farms and pump it miles to power an enormous paper recycling plant. The energy-efficiency of recycling paper is not the best, so this […]