• Susannah Castle, Blue Earth Compost

    Composting Roundup

    BioCycle March/April 2014, Vol. 55, No. 3, p. 16

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  • The liquid RNG produced annually at the Altamont Landfill is equivalent to 2.5 million gallons of diesel fuel. Waste Management uses the fuel in its trash collection trucks.

    Building A Biogas Highway In The U.S.

    Studies “conservatively” estimate renewable natural gas could replace 16 percent of the 38 billion gallons of diesel fuel consumed annually by the 10 million fleet trucks and buses on American roads.
    Peter Gorrie
    BioCycle March/April 2014, Vol. 55, No. 3, p. 36

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  • The largest generators of food scraps (>104 tons/year) must start separating them on July 1, 2014 if there is a permitted composting facility within 20 miles to receive them. Green Mountain Compost in Williston, Vermont, a municipally-funded operation, is permitted to take food scraps.

    Rolling Out A Statewide Organics Ban

    Vermont’s Act 148 makes state first in the nation to mandate residential food scraps recycling and pay-as-you-throw solid waste collection to incentivize diversion.
    Robert Spencer
    BioCycle March/April 2014, Vol. 55, No. 3, p. 82

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  • Ty Schmidt (middle), with sons Carter (left) and Jameson (right), work together to collect food scraps from their customers. Carter’s Compost employs the services of Jameson and three other kids in Traverse City to “sling buckets” and assist their neighbors in diverting food scraps from disposal. Photo by Beth Price

    Entrepreneurs See Opportunity In Food Scraps Collection

    Interviews with four small-scale collection services offer insights into innovative residential and commercial food scraps diversion.
    Nate Clark
    BioCycle March/April 2014, Vol. 55, No. 3, p. 71

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  • The codigestion facility includes a mixing tank, two complete mix anaerobic digesters operated in parallel, and a post digestion tank with a biogas holder mounted to the top (seen at right).

    Codigestion In Central Florida

    New digester in the Orlando region processes 130,000 tons/year of biosolids, fats, oils, grease and food waste,

    producing power, a Class AA granular fertilizer and phosphorous-rich struvite.
    Meredith Sorensen
    BioCycle March/April 2014, Vol. 55, No. 3, p. 48

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  • Caroll Mortensen, Director, California Department of Resources Recycling and Reocvery (CalRecycle)

    Why California Is Bullish On Organics Recycling

    In a question-and-answer session, Caroll Mortensen, Director of the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle), highlights accomplishments and discusses next steps to advance organics management.
    BioCycle March/April 2014, Vol. 55, No. 3, p. 29

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  • BioCycle East Coast Conference 2014

    BioCycle World

    BioCycle March/April 2014, Vol. 55, No. 3, p. 8

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  • Glenfiddich Distillery in Dufftown

    Anaerobic Digest

    BioCycle March/April 2014, Vol. 55, No. 3, p. 27

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  • Neuenhauser 3F Portable Star Screen

    Equipment News

    BioCycle March/April 2014, Vol. 55, No. 3, p. 88

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  • Junkyard Planet by Adam Minter

    Book Review: More Inconvenient Truths, This Time For Recycling

    BioCycle March/April 2014, Vol. 55, No. 3, p. 85
    Richard Hertzberg

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