Composting

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AD & Biogas, Business+Finance, Composting

Composting Updates: Australia And Italy

The Australian Organics Recycling Association (AORA) and the Italian Composting and Biogas Association (CIC) were among several countries providing updates during the Opening Plenary of the US Composting Council’s virtual annual conference in January.

AD & Biogas

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AD & Biogas, Climate, Policies + Regulations

Trump “ACE Rule” Is Overturned

Potential benefits to AD projects offered by the Obama Clean Power Plan are in play again after U.S. Court of Appeals deals major blow to the Affordable Clean Energy Rule.

Food Waste

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AD & Biogas, Food Waste

U.S. EPA’s Latest Report On AD Of Food Waste

New data on anaerobic digestion of food waste at stand-alone facilities and codigestion at WRRFs and on-farm digesters is released in this third in a series report.

Climate

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Climate, Connections, Policies + Regulations

Connections: The Case For A Decentralized Grid

Texas is only the latest example of climate change impacts, prompting this trip back in BioCycle’s time machine to look at what our grid could and potentially should be.

Business+Finance, Climate

Average U.S. MSW Landfill Tip Fee Is $53.72/Ton

The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) maintains a database of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) landfills across the United States, which it uses to draw a sample of active facilities for analysis of MSW landfill (MSWLF) tipping fees. Small, medium and large landfill owners were contacted and asked to provide gate rate information for MSW...

Business+Finance, Climate, Composting, Connections, Soil Health

Connections: Reality Check On Carbon Trading And Organics Recycling

An interview with Scott Subler, a one-time vermicomposter turned carbon market expert, yields insights into credit opportunities for composting and AD facilities. Part X.2

Markets

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Composting, Markets

Clopyralid In Compost — Oregon DEQ Fact Sheet

The presence of the persistent herbicide clopyralid showed up in test results of finished compost blends applied to gardens in Oregon and Washington during the spring and summer of 2020.

Biosolids, Markets

WEF Creates New Biosolids Advocacy Role

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has selected Maile Lono-Batura as Director of Sustainable Biosolids Programs, a new position established to help WEF members and the water sector advance the beneficial use of biosolids. Lono-Batura, a long-time friend of BioCycle, has served as the Executive Director of Northwest Biosolids for the past 22 years, dedicating her career to unearthing sustainable solutions for biosolids.

Business+Finance, Composting, Facilities, Markets

Composting Facility Acquisition

Denali Water Solutions, LLC, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, WeCare Denali, LLC, has acquired New Earth, Inc., a composting company based in San Antonio, Texas. New Earth, established in 1997, has a 116-acre site in San Antonio, where it composts 65,000 tons/year of biosolids from the San Antonio Water System. Other materials processed include food waste,...

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