food waste feedstock News

  • Future feedstocks for the chemical and energy industries

    Waste is increasingly considered a resource for both material and energy uses. Some technologies have a long track record (e.g. biogas) while some are just emerging (e.g. base chemicals from municipal solid waste). Many companies are considering a switch to waste-based materials or energy carriers in an effort to decrease the environmental burden of their products (waste is typically considered ...


    By thinkstep

  • Future feedstocks for the chemical and energy industries

    Many companies are considering a switch to waste-based materials or energy carriers in an effort to decrease the environmental burden of their products (waste is typically considered burden-free in LCA) and to avoid the infamous food-versus-fuel debate. However, most waste streams, as long as they are not acutely toxic or entirely inert, are being put to good use (e.g. municipal solid waste for ...


    By thinkstep

  • POM Wonderful Extends Feedstock Testing Contract with Greenbelt Resources

    POM Wonderful®, the largest grower and producer of fresh pomegranates and pomegranate juice in the United States, has extended its feedstock testing contract with Greenbelt Resources Corporation (OTC: GRCO), an award winning provider of sustainable energy production systems.  Two months ago, Greenbelt ...

  • 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

  • Green Energy Solution Industries (SATM) Announces Long Term Feedstock Supply Agreement for Waste Rail Ties for Energy Plant Project

    Green Energy Solution Industries, Inc. (GESI) (PINKSHEETS: SATM), formerly known as SATMax Corp., currently trading under the symbol SATM, is a renewable energy project company. The company now announces that it has reached an agreement with On-Track Railway Services, Ltd. of Edmonton Canada for a large scale supply of railway ties to be used as feedstock for GESI's waste wood to energy project ...


  • Construction at 2 MW Food Waste to Energy Recycling Plant complete

    The newly built 45,000 tonne per year facility is now being commissioned, with the first electricity generation from food waste expected at the end of July. Tamar explained that it is working with waste management parties to secure feedstock for the facility. The facility is expected to generate 2 MW of renewable energy from waste as well as produce nutrient-rich biofertiliser, for which a ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Food waste gate fees are dropping as AD capacity in the UK increases

    Average gate fees have fallen by as much as £50 per tonne since 2013 to a rate of £18-£40 per tonne today. This is due to organic recyclers reducing their food waste gate fees as competition for the feedstock from councils and businesses becomes more intense. Tony Baker, Compliance and Safety Manager for GPT Waste Management ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Using Dry Anaerobic Digestion to Break Down Food Waste

    The United State Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has a goal of 50% reduction in food waste to landfill by 2030. This means that of the 53 million tons of food waste disposed of in landfills, 26.5 million tons must be diverted. Compost and Anaerobic Digestion (AD) together process 2.7 million tons/year food waste – and most of composted tonnage is yard waste. This means that food ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • GaiaRecycle Releases Results of Food Waste Pilot Project at Wake Forest University

    Study Validates the Efficiency of GaiaRecycle System for Processing Onsite Organic Food Waste and Use in Composting. GaiaRecycle™, LLC, an industry-leading global provider of organic waste recycling systems, today announced the results of a pilot project conducted at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, which substantiated GaiaRecycle's functionality, performance and operating ...


  • Leading Anaerobic digestion firm calls for ban on food waste to landfill

    Localised collection rules are hampering the plans to build 40 anaerobic digestion plants, warns Tamar Energy. The UK government has been called upon by the UK’s first large-scale anaerobic digestion developer, asking to ban food waste from landfill to help the UK meets its 2020 renewable energy targets. The government were called upon after they unveiled its second annual progress report ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Food versus Fuel - The Debate Continues

    During the recently concluded World Water Week Conference in Stockholm, Paul Bulcke (pictured above), President and CEO of Nestlé, the world's largest food company, voiced his company's concerns regarding the continuing use of food crops for biofuel production. "No to Food for Fuel," is the company's policy stance, one that other large ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Panel Session: How will food waste policy affect AD in the next 5 years?

    ADBA NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2014 AD 2015-2020: What can we achieve? “The single change in policy that could have the biggest impact is probably a ban on food to landfill." Robin Latchem, Editor, Materials Recycling World Magazine Panel Session: How will food waste policy affect AD in the next 5 years? ...

  • Eco-Solids international make encouraging start with VALORGAS programme’s food waste-to-energy tests

    The €3.5M, 42-month R&D programme, which is led by the University of Southampton, is examining potential for biogas production when pre-treating food waste for Anaerobic Digestion (AD) feedstock – and early laboratory results are also highlighting the emerging potential importance of ammonia removal. Chris Newman, Eco-Solids Manager, Sales & Business Development, said: ...


    By Ecosolids International Ltd

  • North Elba, NY to Begin Municipal Anaerobic Digester Project for Food Waste Diversion with BIOFerm Energy Systems/Viessmann Group

    The Town of North Elba, New York has selected BIOFermTM Energy Systems/Viessmann Group as the anaerobic digester technology provider for a community organic diversion project expected to begin this year. The biodigester, designed for source-separated municipal food and organic wastes ...


    By BIOFerm™ Energy Systems

  • Waste no Waste! ITI Energy Limited announces exclusive agreement with Scanship

    ITI Energy is pleased to announce it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Scanship Environmental of Norway, whereby Scanship will promote, install and support ITI Marine Gasification technology. The agreement covers the full integration and use of ITI Marine Gasification in Scanship’s sustainable Clean Ship Solutions on-board cruise, passenger and naval ships and offshore platforms ...


  • US biofuels industry could use municipal wastes

    The US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has released a new report outlining how the Pacific Northwest can have a sizeable biofuels industry based primarily on local resources -- if non-traditional feedstocks, such as municipal waste, and new conversion technologies are used. The report notes that it will be difficult for the Northwest to create a significant ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Innovative composting system halves waste reduction time

    Independent composting firm Greenview Environmental is opening the first of four cutting edge ‘organic refineries’ next month. Using an in-vessel aeration system developed by Greenview Environmental founder John Jardine, the refinery will start production on 1 July in Corby. The IVAS composting technology reduces kerb-collected municipal and commercial organic waste to soil improver in just six ...

  • Waste Management and Renmatix Announce Agreement to Explore Conversion of Urban Waste to Low-Cost Cellulosic Sugar

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services, and Renmatix, the leading manufacturer of biobased sugar intermediates for global chemical and fuel markets, today announced they have entered into a joint development agreement (JDA) to explore the feasibility ...


  • Waste Management Announces Expansion of Organics Recycling Services

    Acquisition of Garick enables Waste Management to expand organic recycling services and commercial and consumer organic products across North America HOUSTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced it has acquired a majority equity interest in Garick LLC, a leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of organic lawn and garden products that will ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Separate collections for biodegradable waste recommended by EU

    Countries in the European Union should make strong efforts to introduce separate collections for biodegradable waste in order to facilitate high quality recycling and anaerobic digestion (AD), according to a new communication from the European Commission. The communication on future steps in bio-waste management, published on May 18, looks at ways in which EU member states may further tap into ...

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