Industry first liquid bio methane offering

Envirotec Magazine

It is produced during the anaerobic digestion (AD) process, which breaks down organic matter (such as food, sewage sludge or animal waste) to produce methane-rich biogas. Bio-waste Transport & Equipment

How to Reduce Food Waste at Home?

The Environmental Blog

The amount of food that gets wasted or spoiled daily is enough to feed 20% of the world population say, experts. Food and water waste accounts for more than 10 million tonnes that end up in landfills in the UK. These landfills emit toxic methane gas that poisons the atmosphere.

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Digital innovation: how National Oil Companies can meet the methane challenge

EDF + Business

Owned and overseen by national governments, As such, it is in both their commercial and national interest to minimize waste – particularly of methane, a potent greenhouse gas that is responsible for a quarter of the climate warming we’re experiencing today. By Isabel Mogstad.

How Rolland Paper leverages biogas for a closed-loop future

GreenBiz

Sponsored: This National Energy Awareness Month, Rolland Paper highlights its use of landfill methane to power its mill. Alternative Energy Biofuels Renewable Energy Rolland Sponsored Waste Waste Management

4 Ways to Reduce Waste In Your Own Home

The Environmental Blog

Here are 4 things that you can do to ensure that you’re reducing waste in your house. Landfill waste is not just unsightly, it also poses risks to humans from harmful chemical leaks and has negative effects on the environment.

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Specialist firm develops eco-solution for Japanese knotweed waste

Envirotec Magazine

Japanese knotweed removal firm Environet UK has developed a method for converting waste from Japanese knotweed and other invasive plants into biochar, with the potential to eliminate the need for environmentally damaging and expensive landfill disposal in the future. Bio-waste

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£540k investment for “first of its kind” organic waste facility near Glasgow

Envirotec Magazine

On site with (left) operations director Gregor Keenan and (right) Louise McGregor, Head of Circular Economy, Zero Waste Scotland. Organic waste recycling firm Keenan Recycling has secured £540,000 from Zero Waste Scotland’s Circular Economy Investment Fund. Bio-waste

Fighting Food Waste in America

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

In the US, it is estimated that 30 to 40% of our food supply is wasted. In fact, according to the USDA food waste is the single largest component going to municipal landfills. How is it possible that we waste so much food? Wednesday, October 2, 2019. 5:30 PM– 8:30 PM PST.

Fighting Food Waste in America

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

In the US, it is estimated that 30 to 40% of our food supply is wasted. In fact, according to the USDA food waste is the single largest component going to municipal landfills. How is it possible that we waste so much food? Wednesday, October 2, 2019. 5:30 PM– 8:30 PM PST.

Biochar’s Role In Mitigating Climate Change

CleanTechnica

Carboculture turns methane-spewing biomass into high-carbon charcoal, thanks to a patented technology that transfers waste into charcoal in a carbon-neutral way, allowing a cleaner, more efficient way to make charcoal and charcoal products.

India Naval Services Initiative- Organic Waste Management.

Econaur

This composting setup will reduce the load of waste dumped by almost 30 tonnes per month. This waste will be converted to close to 3000-4500 kilos of nutrient-rich (Nitrogen, phosphorous, potassium viz. The post India Naval Services Initiative- Organic Waste Management.

Coronavirus: Biogas industry moves to tackle spike in food waste

Business Green

Two of the UK's leading green energy trade bodies, the REA and ADBA, are calling on companies operating in the anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas sector to provide information on current capacity levels, in a bid to help tackle a spike in organic waste caused by the Covid-19 lockdown.

Waste-powered shopping: John Lewis to build biomethane filling plant

Business Green

John Lewis Partnership has unveiled plans to build a new bio-methane gas filling station that would allow Waitrose lorries to run on fuels derived from food waste and other waste materials instead of diesel.

Tackling flaring: Learnings from leading Permian operators

EDF + Business

In a decarbonizing world and increasingly competitive energy industry, eliminating routine flaring is critical to minimize climate impact and curtail economic waste. The bottom line: beyond being economically wasteful, flaring impacts industry financials. innovation methane technology

Climate Crisis, Global Warming, Carbon Neutral, Zero Waste: Meaningful Buzzwords or Passing Fads?

Green Business Bureau

These continuous changes result in increases in waste, emissions, resource depletion and high energy consumption. The problem we face today, is really the problems associated with population growth, consumption, waste and disposal. Does zero waste really mean zero waste?

Flaring phase out: Learnings from leading Permian operators

EDF + Business

In a decarbonizing world and increasingly competitive energy industry, eliminating routine flaring is critical to minimize climate impact and curtail economic waste. The bottom line: beyond being economically wasteful, flaring impacts industry financials. innovation methane technology

Dominion Energy and Vanguard Renewables Form Strategic Partnership to Develop First Nationwide Network of Dairy Waste-to-Energy Projects

altenergymag

-More than $200 million strategic partnership will capture methane from U.S. dairy farms and convert it into clean, renewable energy for U.S. consumers -Strategic partnership will substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. dairy farms, equivalent to taking nearly 100,000 cars off the road or planting 7.5 million new trees each year

'No time to waste': UK water industry targets net zero by 2030

Business Green

It comes in the wake of criticism levelled against water companies for their perceived failure to curb water waste and pollution, with Environment Agency chair Emma Howard Boyd last year calling on firms in England to clean up their act after a "simply unacceptable level of performance" in 2018.

World Biogas Association’s newest members applaud mission to bring industry together to achieve its huge potential and build a long term sustainable circular economy

Envirotec Magazine

The WBA’s Global Potential of Biogas report published in July estimates that, by capturing and recycling these wastes into biogas, biomethane, green CO2 , natural fertilisers and a range of bioproducts, the industry could reduce global greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions by an impressive 12%.

World Biogas Association’s newest members applaud mission to bring industry together to achieve its huge potential and build a long term sustainable circular economy

Envirotec Magazine

The WBA’s Global Potential of Biogas report published in July estimates that, by capturing and recycling these wastes into biogas, biomethane, green CO2 , natural fertilisers and a range of bioproducts, the industry could reduce global greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions by an impressive 12%.

US research aims to advance AD processes for the production of biofuels

Envirotec Magazine

Anaerobic digestion refers to a cluster of natural processes by which microorganisms consume carbon-rich organic materials and produce methane and carbon dioxide in an oxygen-free environment. AD & Biogas Bio-waste

Sponsored content: Wind of change blows through EfW emissions

Envirotec Magazine

Nighttime view of a waste incineration plant in Oberhausen, Germany. John Whitehurst, UK business manager with minerals and lime producer Lhoist, offers predictions on how new recycling and reuse targets will affect the types of waste being produced. The changing shape of waste.

Supermarket happy hour reduces food waste

AGreenLiving

A Finnish supermarket chain is fighting food waste by offering steep discounts during a “happy hour.” S-market’s initiative is part of a much larger movement to decrease food waste. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations , nearly one-third of food made for humans winds up lost or wasted. As food decomposes, it releases methane. Wasted food also requires a ridiculous amount of unnecessary transportation.

Using Recycled Paper Is Not Just About Saving Trees

Unsustainable

In addition, it takes “an average of 5 litres of water to produce one piece of A4 paper”, “50% of the waste of businesses is composed of paper”, “recycling 1 ton of paper saves around 682.5 Waste deforestation recycling renewables waste

The answer to climate-killing cow farts may come from the sea

Grist

They soon discovered that static electricity had caused entrapped methane from the flatulence and manure of 90 dairy cows to explode. According to the United Nations , reducing methane emissions from cows could be one of the quickest ways to slow climate change.

Sustainability Guide For Restaurants: Commercial Composting Solutions

Green Business Bureau

Today’s commercial composting solutions take the complex task of responsibly discarding food waste and make it easy for restaurants to implement. Food Waste. If you work in a restaurant you know how much food is wasted every single day.

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The prospects for I-1631 eliminating 20 million tons of carbon pollution annually by 2035

Low Carbon Prosperity

Carbon Reduction Investments Electric System Decarbonization Energy Waste & Efficient Carbon Use GHG Reduction Explorer Public Policy Carbon Fee Carbon Price Carbon Reduction Initiative 1631 InvestmentsTo download a copy of the full analysis, click here for a PDF version. SUMMARY.

Eat Your Way to Sustainable Living

The Environmental Blog

Biogas stoves-the source of fuel is methane gas from anaerobic digestion of dung, manure and other organic waste. Every year, roughly a third of the food produced goes to waste.

Eat Your Way to Sustainable Living in San Diego

The Environmental Blog

Biogas stoves-the source of fuel is methane gas from anaerobic digestion of dung, manure and other organic waste. Every year, roughly a third of the food produced goes to waste.

Vermont Food Scrap Ban requires residents, businesses to compost

AGreenLiving

In the past, yard debris and food scraps have made up nearly a quarter of the waste from a typical Vermont residence. At cafeterias and restaurants, more than half the waste was food scraps. In addition, it puts our waste to work.

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Realty about the Pollutants in composting, Myths and Facts!

Econaur

The recent awareness about composting the organic waste in decentralized manner has picked up the momentum. We don’t think twice while wasting and throwing the valuable food along with food waste. Machines rating 1.8kW till 200kW to convert waste to compost in such a short time.

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Estimating The Carbon Footprint Of Hydrogen Production

R-Squared Energy

Over 95% of the world’s hydrogen is produced using the steam methane reforming process (SMR). The reforming reaction with methane as: CH 4 + H 2 O ? The Steam Methane Reforming (SMR) Process. The natural gas entering the SMR is split before desulfurization, with a small amount of flow mixing with the PSA waste gas and being combusted to provide the high temperatures needed for the reaction. The Carbon Footprint of Steam Methane Reforming.

Local Highschools win 3D Printer for STEM project ideas

Cleantech East

Springwood Highschool’s winning team created a solid pitch for the creation of a new methane-powered vehicle. The Milk Plastic they created offers a decomposable material that could address our growing plastic waste problem.

Vermont Food Scrap Ban requires residents, businesses to compost

AGreenLiving

In the past, yard debris and food scraps have made up nearly a quarter of the waste from a typical Vermont residence. At cafeterias and restaurants, more than half the waste was food scraps. When all of this old food hits the landfill, it decomposes slowly and produces the powerful greenhouse gas methane. We have a lot of people who know how to manage organic waste of all kinds and they’ve been doing it for a long time.” In addition, it puts our waste to work.

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Vermont Food Scrap Ban requires residents, businesses to compost

AGreenLiving

In the past, yard debris and food scraps have made up nearly a quarter of the waste from a typical Vermont residence. At cafeterias and restaurants, more than half the waste was food scraps. When all of this old food hits the landfill, it decomposes slowly and produces the powerful greenhouse gas methane. We have a lot of people who know how to manage organic waste of all kinds and they’ve been doing it for a long time.” In addition, it puts our waste to work.

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‘Why We Do’ with Danya Hakeem, Director of Agriculture and Circular Economy Innovation

Elemental Excelerator

I was raised by a single mother whose deep-rooted immigrant values were embedded in me at an early age, and I continue to try to live by her “clean plate club” mentality, never wasting food, wearing clothes until they fall apart (ok, maybe she doesn’t love that!)

Will you be our 100th company?

Elemental Excelerator

Our portfolio companies are working on everything from expanding access to solar power in frontline communities and slashing methane emissions by feeding cows seaweed to deploying portable water quality sensors and mapping equity into street infrastructure. Waste reduction and diversion.

Oberon Fuels Secures $2.9 Million Grant from State of California for First-Ever Production of Renewable Dimethyl Ether in U.S.

CleanTech San Diego

This project is a key building block to statewide production of rDME from California’s methane, removing this potent greenhouse gas from waste streams and converting it to an ultra-low carbon or carbon-negative transportation fuel.

Farms of the future: McKinsey outlines measures to curb farming emissions

Business Green

The sector is already responsible for one-fifth of all greenhouse gas emissions and nearly half of all methane emissions. Agriculture faces a more challenging ride to net-zero than other sectors, warn the analysts, due to the sector being enormous in scale yet highly decentralised.

Low Carbon Farming unveils plans to deploy wastewater-heated greenhouses nationwide

Business Green

The company announced yesterday that it has earmarked potential sites for 41 low-carbon greenhouses heated by harnessing waste heat piped from local wastewater recycling centres, as its maiden greenhouses reach completion in East Anglia.

This ultra-strong nanomaterial could cut carbon emissions — and it’s made out of garbage

Grist

The idea of turning waste into graphene isn’t new , but this is the first time researchers have made the transformation a reality. For more than a thousand years, humans have dreamed of transforming a worthless substance (lead) into something precious (gold).

The Aftermath of Greenhouse Gases

Unsustainable

CO 2 comes from burning gas, oil, coal, and solid waste. Then, there are also methane, nitrous oxide, and other industrial gasses, about which we seldom hear. Methane and nitrous oxide do not persist in the atmosphere as long as CO 2. Methane is a component of natural gas.

Vast amounts of valuable energy, nutrients, water lost in world’s fast-rising wastewater streams, says study

Envirotec Magazine

billion m3 methane – enough to provide electricity for up to 158 million households, or 474 million to 632 million people, assuming an average of three to four persons per household. ” Oluwabusola Olaniyan, Winnipeg Water and Waste Department, Canada.