food waste biogas News

  • Geotech achieves milestone sale

    A world leader in the design and manufacture of gas analysis technology, Geotech has achieved a major business milestone after reporting the 5000th sale of its world-leading portable gas analysers, marking a seminal date in the company’s continuing global expansion. The 5000th sale is the result of the successful promotion and increased awareness of the capabilities of Geotech’s key ...

  • The potential to prevent 280,000 tonnes of food waste in Sweden

    Over a third of all food waste in Sweden is avoidable, according to new research. If such waste minimisation were achieved, there would be less potential for biogas production, but the researchers suggest that this does not represent a compromise because it is currently performed on only a very small amount of waste food. The environmental impacts of food production mean that minimising food ...

  • Useful waste is a win-win for energy and food

    The future is increasingly bright for renewable energy, with the US aiming to cut the price of solar photovoltaics by 75%between 2010 and 2020. Denmark plans to obtain 50% of its energy from windjust five years from now. But one form ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Bioprocess Control Nominated for Blackwater & Food Waste Challenge

    The 3R-Community proposal has been submitted by Bioprocess Control, a technology and market leader in the area of advanced instrumentation and control technologies in the biogas industry. The proposal focuses on how to fully exploit and maximise energy recovery and nutrient recycling from grey water, black water and food waste streams through investing in and utilising state-of-the-art ...


    By Bioprocess Control AB

  • Biogen Food Waste AD Plant, St Asaph

    Biogen provides an integrated food waste management solution for supermarkets, caterers, pubs, hotels, food manufacturers and local authorities across the UK. The plant in Waen, St Asaph processes waste from a variety of county’s such as Conwy, Swansea, Denbighshire and Flintshire. The anaerobic digestion (AD) plant processes 22,500 tonnes of food ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Weekly collections must segregate food waste – Redesdale

    Commenting on Eric Pickles’ announcement of a £250m fund to support councils returning to weekly bin collections, ADBA Chairman and Lib Dem peer Lord Redesdale said: “If Eric Pickle’s announcement on supporting weekly household bin collections means that DCLG is leading the charge for source segregated organic collection, it would be great news. This money must only be ...

  • Co-digestion - is it worth the biogas?

    A seminar on co-digestion is to be held on 20th May in Glasgow, UK. In the UK, co-digestion is almost always considered to involve a mixture of sewage with another waste type such as food waste or source-separated household waste. However a vast range of organic materials can be co-digested including animal manures, silage, paper wastes and other industrial organic wastes. Studies undertaken both ...


  • Anaerobic Digestion Success for a UK Food Waste Plant

    KIRK ENVIRONMENTAL, part of KIRK GROUP, was awarded a contract back in 2008 for one of the first commercial biogas plants in the UK which was the start of a 6 year relationship with the customer and two extensions to the initial plant. ...


    By KIRK UK

  • Renewable Energy Created from Food Waste

    Cranfield’s anaerobic digestion (AD) plant will support the UK’s contribution to the European Union target of 20% of energy to be supplied from renewable sources by 2020. Sir Peter Gregson, Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive of Cranfield said: “We are delighted to officially open the Anaerobic Digester plant. This celebration reflects our desire to work closely with business, ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Solving London’s Food Waste Issue is on the Menu

    GPT Waste is serving up a solution to London’s food waste issue. According to the Feeding Britain report, 4.3 million tonnes of surplus food is being thrown away in Britain every year. Approximately 18 million tonnes of food in the UK will end up in landfill annually, with the value being close to £23bn. The total value is rising rapidly due to ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • New England Institutions Recognized for Diverting Food Waste

    Four New England organizations were among only 14 organizations honored nationally by EPA for their success in keeping wasted food out of landfills. EPA is also issuing “Food Recovery Challenge Regional Achievement Certificates” to 24 organizations in all six New England states. Americans throw out more food than any other type of waste. In 2013, 37 million tons of food waste were ...

  • Ductor stands out in the biogas sector with its bio-waste recycling capabilities

    Ductor at EBA Conference in Gent, Belgium, 27-29.9.2016 Commission Vice-President Mr. Jyrki Katainen, responsible for jobs, growth, investments and competitiveness said: ‘’Unfortunately very few of the abundant bio-waste resources are transformed into valuable fertilizing products although the key principle of the Circular Economy is the ...


    By Ductor Corp.

  • Electricity From Food Scraps and Manure: State's 1st Biogas Facility to Go Online Tuesday

    The first of five farm-based biogas plants that convert manure and food scraps into electricity for hundreds of homes will be dedicated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, May 31st at the Jordan Dairy Farm in Rutland. Governor Deval Patrick will join local farmers and other project partners to officially open the plant that helps solve several problems for the state's dairy industry: it will ...


  • ADI Systems’ Technology to Treat Wastewater & Food Waste from Three Knouse Foods’ Plants

    ADI Systems is pleased to have been contracted through a consultant for a wastewater treatment project at one of Knouse Foods’ six processing plants. The system will also treat food waste trucked in from two other Knouse Food plants in order to increase the amount of biogas to be utilized in the generator. Knouse Foods is an established, grower-owned co-op that specializes in fruit ...


    By ADI Systems

  • Commissioning of food waste digestion plant Benet in France, 1 MW elec

    The first food waste digestion plant in France was completed in April 2010. entec biogas gmbh had got the commission for the design, as well as general contractor for mechanical and electrical engineering and commissioning of the biogas plant. Right now, the biogas plant is under commissioning and is expected to be on full capacity in September 2010. The biogas plant in Benet treats waste from ...


    By entec biopower gmbh

  • Dorset dairy will run on energy distilled from food waste

    Food waste from the production of cream, milk and fermented dairy products such as soft cheese and yogurt will be recycled to create enough energy to power most of the production process at BV Dairy in Dorset. The facility – which received £1.7m from the AD Demonstration Programme – was recently opened by Bob Walter, MP for North Dorset.  The plant, which was designed and ...


    By ENER-G

  • Cedar Grove Composting Unveils Food Waste Digester Plans

    Cedar Grove innovates technology to turn food waste into energy. SEATTLE - Cedar Grove Composting announced today that it is working with BioFerm Energy Systems, a German-based clean energy generation company owned by The Viessmann Group, to integrate anaerobic digestion into its composting process.  The proposed technology employs a high-solids anaerobic digester that produces a usable ...


    By Cedar Grove Composting

  • Seven New England Colleges and Universities Honored for Food Waste Recycling Efforts

    Seven College and Universities were recently honored by EPA with Food Recovery Challenge Achievement Awards. EPA recognized the following educational institutions for significantly cutting food waste below previous years’ levels: Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Clark University in Worcester, Mass. Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, ...

  • Bioprocess Control Happy to be nominated for Blackwater & Food Waste Challenge

    The 3R-Community proposal has been submitted by Bioprocess Control, a technology and market leader in the area of advanced instrumentation and control technologies in the biogas industry. The proposal focuses on how to fully exploit and maximise energy recovery and nutrient recycling from grey water, black water and food waste streams through investing in and utilising state-of-the-art ...


    By Bioprocess Control AB

  • Interesting way of saving money by reducing the waste generated in the food industry

    Interested in how to safe money by reducing the waste that is generated in the food industry and also be more environmental responsible? Then read this article from foodmanucature.co.uk. They explain how waste in the food industry can be treated. As an example Wyke Farms, a cheese producer, is mentioned in this article. Wyke Farms produces dairy and farm waste. DMT Environmental Technology ...

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