Tag: anaerobic digestion

Anaerobic digestion is a series of biological processes in which microorganisms break down biodegradable material in the absence of oxygen. One of the end products is biogas, which is combusted to generate electricity and heat, or can be processed into renewable natural gas and transportation fuels.

CP Group Breaks Ground on Fiberight Facility

CP Group Breaks Ground on Fiberight Facility

HAMPDEN, MAINE (August 14, 2018) – Earlier this summer, CP Group broke ground on the installation of the advanced material recovery facility that will be the front-end system for Fiberight’s waste processing and refining facility. This site will feature Fiberight’s first full-scale operation of its biofuels and biogas processing systems.

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GreenWaste Recovery Opens 90-tph Mixed Waste MRF

GreenWaste Recovery Opens 90-tph Mixed Waste MRF

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Aug. 7, 2018 – – In 2008 GreenWaste Recovery, Inc. (GWR) was awarded SWANA’s Gold Award for Recycling Excellence for the company’s Mixed Waste Material Recovery Facility (MRF). The system, built by Bulk Handling Systems (BHS), was among the first of its kind in the United

Heat Farm

Heat Farm

The use of anaerobic digestion (AD) has grown rapidly in the agricultural sector over recent years and there are somewhere between 260 and 550 biogas plants on US farms. (The AgSTAR database lists 265 on-farm digesters as of November 2017. However, according to a USDA ERS report, “As of 2012,

Coming Soon

Coming Soon

San Luis Obispo County, located along the Pacific Ocean in Central California, midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, is known for its breathtaking seascapes, miles of oak-studded rolling chaparral hills, and prolific wine production—the third largest wine producing county in California. Its population of 283,000 is located amongst small

Speak at COMPOST2019—Share Your Work!

Speak at COMPOST2019—Share Your Work!

CALL FOR PAPERS 2019!

The USCC is seeking presenters with recent research or case studies on organics collection, processing or use.

Submit now for the 27th Annual USCC Conference and Trade Show January 28-31, 2019 in Glendale/Phoenix, AZ!
The USCC’s Annual Conference is the premiere professional meeting for composting, organics recycling and related topics. The Conference attracts

Speak at COMPOST2019 – Share Your Work!

Speak at COMPOST2019 – Share Your Work!

The USCC is seeking presenters with recent research or case studies on organics collection, processing or use.

Submit now for the 27th Annual USCC Conference and Trade Show January 28-31, 2019 in Glendale/Phoenix, AZ!
The USCC’s Annual Conference is the premiere professional meeting for composting, organics recycling and related topics. The Conference attracts more than 1,000

Speak at COMPOST2019—Share Your Work!

Speak at COMPOST2019—Share Your Work!

CALL FOR PAPERS 2019!

The USCC is seeking presenters with recent research or case studies on organics collection, processing or use.

Submit now for the 27th Annual USCC Conference and Trade Show January 28-31, 2019 in Glendale/Phoenix, AZ!
The USCC’s Annual Conference is the premiere professional meeting for composting, organics recycling and related topics. The Conference attracts

Energy Efficiency for Wastewater Treatment Plants

Energy Efficiency for Wastewater Treatment Plants

Much has changed in recent years in the water and wastewater industries: evolving environmental regulations, increasing oper­ating costs, technology advancements, and improved opportunities for load management, according to the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI).

Reader Profile: Peter Livingston

Reader Profile: Peter Livingston

Renewable energy continues to be a growing field and MSW operations are ripe for leveraging that trend, notes Peter Livingston, the renewable energy program manager at Orange County Waste & Recycling (OCWR) in California. OCWR recently completed a detailed study of numerous renewable technologies and their future value, ranking anaerobic

SWANA News

SWANA News

SWANA Establishes New Recycling Task Force to Provide Guidance and Leadership to the Industry
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has established a new Recycling Task Force, created to provide guidance to members, industry stakeholders, state/provincial and local governments, and elected officials, concerning the challenges facing recycling programs in the United States

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