Composting

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Composting, Food Waste, Policies + Regulations

USCC Takes Stance On PFAS

“The US Composting Council (USCC), on behalf of an industry facing detrimental economic impacts from Per- fluoroalkyl compounds (PFAS) found in all consumer products, is calling for bans on use of the chemicals and immediate research to study their impacts on plant uptake,” states the industry association’s positioning and guidance statement on PFAS issued on November 29.

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WeCare Denali
COMPOST 2023
Reotemp
WeCare Denali
COMPOST 2023
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AD & Biogas

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AD & Biogas, Climate, Food Waste, Policies + Regulations

EPA Proposed Rulemaking Opens Opportunities For eRINs And AD Of Food Waste

On December 1, the U.S. EPA released a proposed rulemaking under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program, which includes a long-awaited regulatory framework to generate credits (“eRINs") from biogas projects, including anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities, that produce renewable electricity for electric vehicles.

Vaughan
Vaughan
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BioCycle CONNECT

Climate

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Climate, Composting, Policies + Regulations, Soil Health

California Climate Scoping Plan Includes Compost Utilization

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) released its Scoping Plan 2022 Update on November 16, which will be considered by the Board on December 16. The update lays out the sector-by-sector roadmap for California to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045, setting a target of reducing anthropogenic emissions to 85% below 1990 levels.

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