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  • MotorWeek Clean Cities Success Stories

    Our success story this week takes us to Cleveland, Ohio where organic waste means renewable energy. Once a GM Fisher body plant, Quasar Energy Group’s Collinwood facility uses two digester tanks to break down 75,000 wet tons of organic waste yearly. Released methane gas is used to produce electricity for Cleveland public power, and also transformed into compressed natural gas vehicle fuel. Over 90% of Quasar’s 50 vehicle fleet runs on CNG.

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  • Sports Teams Build Food Recovery Awareness

    Sports Teams Build Food Recovery Awareness         Growing numbers of professional sports teams and organizations are capturing edible food in their venues for donation, while continuing to divert food scraps to composting programs.

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  • UDSA Backs 11,000 Additional Anaerobic Digestion Biogas Plants / Waste Management World

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has published a road map detailing how an additional 11,000 anaerobic digestion plants could create the huge emissions savings by using biogas to either produce energy from waste, or as transport fuel.

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  • Massachusetts to Make Big Food Wasters Lose the Landfill / NPR Blog "The Salt"

    Source:  NPR Blog “The Salt”

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  • Why Is A Real Estate Giant Bullish On AD? / BioCycle.net

    Each year, Forest City Enterprises, Inc. spends over $150 million in energy utilities for its properties, primarily electricity and natural gas. Through energy efficiency programs, the company has documented savings of about $6 million since 2011. “Efficiency measures are the best bang for our buck, but if we are going to create truly sustainable communities, we need to move beyond energy efficiency,” says Jon Ratner, Vice-President of Energy, Sustainability and Asset Management at Forest City Enterprises, Inc. “When possible, we look to produce renewable energy at our properties, reducing our carbon footprint, providing a stable power source and securing long-term utility pricing for our properties and communities. Because not all properties are appropriate for renewable energy installations, we also look to develop free-standing facilities in communities associated with our real estate portfolio.”

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  • Efforts grow in Mass. to turn food waste into energy / The Boston Globe

    State agencies, municipalities, and several companies have recently spent millions of dollars and plan to spend much more to build an array of industrial plants from Bourne to Greenfield that will convert hundreds of thousands of tons of food waste into energy.

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