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  • Hennepin County Residential Food Scraps Diversion

    …  to households using a voluntary participation approach. Dan Emerson BioCycle  May 2017, Vol. 58, No. 4, p. 28 [caption …  add additional impervious surface,” Ludvik explains. Dan Emerson is a Contributing Editor to BioCycle. Organics Recycling …

     
  • Small-Scale Composter Grows With Food Scraps

    …  service since featured in BioCycle last fall. Dan Emerson BioCycle August 2016, Vol. 57, No. 7, p. 35 [caption …  caught on as rapidly as state officials had hoped. Still, Danbury-based New England Compost (NEC) is continuing to grow its organics …

     
  • Food Scraps Service For Urban Dwellers

    …  and has expanded into cargo vans and commercial organics. Dan Emerson BioCycle January 2016, Vol. 57, No. 1 p.21 COMPOSTING can be a …

     
  • Egg Laying Operation Finds Solutions Via Composting

    Baer Brothers Egg composts manure from approximately 1.2 million laying hens. In 2015, composting also took care of birds killed by the avian flu outbreak.
    Dan Emerson
    BioCycle January 2016, Vol. 57, No. 1 p.34

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  • Evolving Into Food Scraps Composting

    …  expand composting capacity and improve process control. Dan Emerson BioCycle November 2015, Vol. 56, No. 10, p. 20 [caption …

     
  • Composting In Music City

    …  food scraps generators and expanding end product markets. Dan Emerson BioCycle October 2015, Vol. 56, No. 9, p. 39 [caption …

     
  • Compost Entrepreneuring In Nevada

    …  specific soil analysis, “for any growing scenario.” Dan Emerson BioCycle October 2015, Vol. 56, No. 9, p. 41 [caption …  can grow the healthiest, happiest plants on Earth.” Dan Emerson is a Contributing Editor to …

     
  • New Technologies Capture Phosphorus And Ammonia

    …  systems that can be paired with anaerobic digesters. Dan Emerson BioCycle September 2015, Vol. 56, No. 8, p. 51 [caption …  of a cent per gallon treated,” says VanOrnum. Dan Emerson is a Contributing Editor to …

     
  • How To Be A Good Composting Neighbor

    …  golf course and high density retirement community. Dan Emerson BioCycle August 2015, Vol. 56, No. 7, p. 38 [caption …  and marketing director. The island also provides an abundant supply of the raw material Earthbank uses to make its fish-based compost: …

     
  • Entrepreneur Connects Generators To AD

    …  to the feedstock sources in Ohio and New York State. Dan Emerson BioCycle July 2015, Vol. 56, No. 6, p. 34 [caption …  cofounded CH4 in 2008, along with Bob Blythe and Bigadan Holding. CH4 formed Synergy Biogas, LLC to build, own and operate its …

     
  • Zero Waste At Fort Drum

    …  and composting preconsumer food scraps in Fall 2014. Dan Emerson BioCycle June 2015, Vol. 56, No. 5, p. 23 [caption …  in place, we plan to bring them on-line,” he says. Dan Emerson is a Contributing Editor to …

     
  • Digester Biogas Heats Up Ethanol Plant

    …  that is powering another renewable energy facility. Dan Emerson BioCycle June 2015, Vol. 56, No. 5, p. 46 [caption …  on the lookout for projects that are a good fit.” Dan Emerson is a Contributing Editor to …

     
  • Building A Composting Niche

    Mississippi Topsoils, Inc. in Minnesota has built its expertise and product markets around composting poultry solids and woody materials.
    Dan Emerson
    BioCycle May 2015, Vol. 56, No. 4, p. 29

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  • Combatting Erosion With Compost

    Plymouth, Minnesota employs compost and native plants to restore stream banks, controlling erosion and preventing sediment runoff into the community’s lake.
    Dan Emerson
    BioCycle February 2015, Vol. 56, No. 2, p. 33

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  • Organics Recycler Services Midwest Region

    …  manages a variety of  feedstocks in several states. Dan Emerson BioCycle January 2015, Vol. 56, No. 1, p. 25 [caption …  organics recycling customers are Cargill, Hormel, Archer Daniels Midland, Costco, Hy-Vee John Deere and West Liberty Foods. Hy-Vee has a …

     
  • Growing Composting Site At County Landfill

    …  garden at the facility is donated to local food bank. Dan Emerson BioCycle November 2014, Vol. 55, No. 10, p. 40 [caption …

     
  • Utility Powers Up Anaerobic Digester

    Hometown BioEnergy, LLC, a subsidiary of the Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, has capacity to produce 8 MW of electricity at its anaerobic digestion plant.
    Dan Emerson
    BioCycle November 2014, Vol. 55, No. 10, p. 48

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  • Texas Company Bets On Quality Compost

    Entrepreneurs turned around a failing mulch grinding business and today operate several composting sites in the Houston, Texas region.
    Dan Emerson
    BioCycle October 2014, Vol. 55, No. 9, p. 32

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  • Storm Debris Recovery & Processing

    …  outlets for processed debris are keys to success. Dan Emerson BioCycle August 2014, Vol. 55, No. 7, p. 25 [caption …  tree limbs. Conversely, ice-related storms create an abundance of tree limb debris that we refer to as ‘leaners’ and ‘hangers’ …

     
  • Students Grow A Food Scraps Program

    …  forces to collect and compost source separated organics. Dan Emerson BioCycle August 2014, Vol. 55, No. 7, p. 36 [caption …  Coalition’s 2013 Recycler of the Year Award. Dan Emerson is a Contributing Editor to …

     
  • From Casino Kitchens To On-Site Digester

    …  in the Potawatomi Community’s new anaerobic digester. Dan Emerson BioCycle May 2014, Vol. 55, No. 4, p. 40 [caption …  phosphorous we can send them for their fertilizer.” Dan Emerson is a Contributing Editor to …

     
  • Poultry Litter Composting On The Rise

    A chicken farmer in Kentucky started making compost with its poultry litter as a base in 2010. Today, Charlie’s Compost is sold in 36 states.
    Dan Emerson
    BioCycle January 2014, Vol. 55, No. 1, p. 50

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  • Minnesota Entrepreneur Creates Composting Infrastructure

    Full Circle Organics establishes cooperative agreements with local landowners to open and manage source separated organics composting facilities in the Midwest.
    Dan Emerson
    BioCycle November 2013, Vol. 54, No. 11, p. 27

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  • Compost Use On Athletic Fields And Golf Courses

    …  organic matter, retain moisture and provide nutrients. Dan Emerson BioCycle October 2013, Vol. 54, No. 10, p. 30 [caption …  and seeding in the commercial landscape market.” Dan Emerson is a Contributing Editor to …

     
  • Fish Waste Composting In Pacific Northwest

    …  large volumes of fish in aerated static piles. Dan Emerson BioCycle September 2013, Vol. 54, No. 9, p. 23 For over 10 years, …

     
  • Compost Integral To Sonoma Vineyard

    Preston Vineyards produces about 300 cubic yards/year of compost, which is applied in the fall after the October harvest.
    Dan Emerson
    BioCycle June 2013, Vol. 54, No. 6, p. 33

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  • Federal Agencies Get With The Food Recycling Program

    …  separation of food waste for diversion to composting. Dan Emerson BioCycle June 2013, Vol. 54, No. 6, p. 24   [caption …

     
  • Tribal Community Launches SSO Facility

    The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community’s composting facility opened last fall, with capacity to process 400,000 cy/year of source separated organics.
    Dan Emerson
    BioCycle May 2012, Vol. 53, No. 5, p. 21

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  • Worms Compost Food Scraps At Correctional Facility

    …  making it a popular program with state officials.   — Dan …

     
  • Masthead

    …  Editor Craig Coker Contributing Editors Dan Emerson, Rich Flammer, Peter Gorrie, Marsha Johnston Michael H. Levin, Katrina …

     
  • Tapping Organics To Reach Recycling Goal

    …  are key to meeting a 50 percent state-mandated goal. Dan Emerson HENNEPIN County, Minnesota, which includes the city of Minneapolis, …

     
  • Source Separation Mandate Drives Food Waste Composting

    …  and education – to keep food waste out of the landfill. Dan Emerson AS THE provider of wastewater and solid waste services for a ……

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  • Enterprising City Composting Operation

    …  benefit the bottom line in Hutchinson, Minnesota. Dan Emerson BioCycle West Coast Conference 2010 Related Session: Regional ……

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  • By-Products To Biomass Energy In Minnesota

    …  owner and operator of a 24.1 MW biomass power plant. Dan Emerson KODA Energy, LLC recently opened a biomass facility in Shakopee, ……

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  • Minnesota Makes Strides With Biomass Power

    …  and a farmers’ co-op gasifying agricultural residues. Dan Emerson Minnesota is home to several large-scale projects working to …

     
  • MIXED MSW COMPOSTING FACILITIES IN THE U.S.

    …  in 1996. In 1997, the city installed two rotating Dano drums that had been used previously at a privately owned and operated …  – which we sell for $6/cy.” BioCycle freelance writer Dan Emerson contributed to this ……

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  • LATEST TRENDS IN YARD TRIMMINGS COMPOSTING

    …  investments, processing strategies and markets. Dan Emerson YARD TRIMMINGS composting has come a long way in the almost two …

     
  • WOOD RECYCLERS RESPOND TO BEETLE INFESTATION

    …  have been converting trees into chips and lumber. Dan Emerson THE invasion of the shiny green beetle called the emerald ash borer ……

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  • BAGGING AND BLENDING COMPOST PRODUCTS

    …  includes yard trimmings, manures and woody materials. Dan Emerson THE 2005 season represents a turning point for Creekside Soils of …

     
  • MIXED C&D DEBRIS RECOVERY UPDATE

    …  recycling facilities designed to process mixed loads. Dan Emerson FOUR years after the launch of the state’s first local construction ……

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  • Innovations In Compost Facility Structures

    …  protective materials, building components and costs. Dan Emerson THE PROCESS of turning organic feedstocks – everything from yard …

     
  • Transforming Lumber Scraps Into Compost, Mulch And Fuel

    …  for soil products and boiler fuel for cogeneration. Dan Emerson NEARLY 30 years ago, when the paper mill now owned by South ……

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  • Processing Woody Debris Post Hurricanes

    …  how much debris has to be managed,” says one official. Dan Emerson AFTER four major hurricanes that caused at least $22 billion in ……

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  • Scavenging The Way To Biosolids Composting In Coalville

    …  into a screen to separate chips for composting. Dan Emerson WITH BUDGETS unusually tight, local governments often have to use …

     
  • Gearing Up Biodiesel Development

    …  a blend of fuel derived from organic feedstocks. Dan Emerson AS THE HOME of Duke University and other top research institutions, ……

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  • IN COMPOSTING AND RECYCLING, WSU GETS “A” FOR EFFORT

    …  activities involving staff, faculty and students. Dan Emerson SINCE 1994, Washington State University has operated a major ……

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  • MINNESOTA DOT ADVANCES COMPOST USE FOR EROSION CONTROL

    …  and sediment control and storm water management. Dan Emerson and Nora Goldstein THE NORTH shore of Lake Superior, extending from ……

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  • Slow And Steady, But Ready To Grow

    …  May 2004, Vol. 45, No. 5, p. 38 Dan Emerson Pennsylvania composting company has built a strong base, but until the …  composters in the eastern U.S. Carla Castagnero and Dan Eichenlaub launched AgRecycle in 1991, after the state implemented ……

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  • Composter Responds To Fire Prevention Initiatives

    Dan Emerson BioCycle April 2004, Vol. 45, No. 4, p. 34 Nestled in the Sacramento …  need to thin the area’s trees and underbrush to reduce the danger of future events. The resulting abundance of green waste (primarily ……

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  • Single Stream Vs. Source Separated Recycling

    Dan Emerson BioCycle March 2004, Vol. 45, No. 3, p. 22 What is the best way …  collection pilot can be found at www.eurekarecycling.org. Dan Emrson is a contributing editor to ……

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  • Biomass Pellets Provide Low-Cost System For Home Heating

    Dan Emerson BioCycle February 2004, Vol. 45, No. 2, p. 56 There was great excitement ……

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  • Source Separated Organics Pilots

    Dan Emerson BioCycle November 2003, Vol. 44, No. 11, p. 22 In any  city or ……

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  • Moving Generators Towards Food Donation

    …  In addition, their lack of familiarity with the “Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Act” leads to misconceptions about potential …  waste from landfilling to composting represents an avoidance of 0.32 metric tons of CO2 emissions (MTCO2e), and the diversion of one …

     
  • BioCycle World

    …  Act Of 2017 Representatives Marcia L. Fudge (D-OH), Dan Newhouse (R-WA), Chellie Pingree (D-ME) and James P. McGovern (D-MA) …  across the U.S., enhances the coverage of the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act (Emerson Act), passed by Congress in …  of Agriculture (USDA) and directing the USDA to provide guidance and promote it. Further, explains an article in the Harvard Food Law …

     
  • Fresh Look At Organics Bans And Waste Recycling Laws

    …  a similar policy into their educational and guidance materials. At the very least, these laws should clarify that food …  This section includes an introduction to the federal Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Act, which provides liability protections to food donors …

     
  • Commentary: Law of Food Conservation

    …  menu. In 1997, then-Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman boldly declared that he wanted to make the words, “food …  food waste in their businesses. Celebrity chefs like Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Jamie Oliver, and Roy Choi tackle the issue. Popular …  food donation are limited, flawed and outdated. The Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act (the “BEA”), passed by Congress in …

     
  • The Time Is Ripe For Food Recovery

    …  align=”alignleft” width=”664″] Philabundance, a large regional food bank serving the Philadelphia (PA) region, holds …  emission reductions relative to landfill disposal. Abundance Of Food Waste And Losses Food waste is one of the most critical problems …  Despite legal protection from legislation such as the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Act, food sector organizations often shy away from …

     
  • Food Recovery In San Diego

    …  for 2010. There also are tax deduction and tipping fee avoidance benefits. The Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section, “Allowable …  donation program. They need to be informed about the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Act passed by Congress in 1996 protecting donors of …

     
  • COMPOSTING FINDS ITS NICHE IN YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

    …  equipment operator was considered, but decided to be too dangerous to allow. However, the incoming MSW contained many items that needed …  Gallatin National Forest. Individuals: Larry Watson, Bill Emerson, Anna Miller, Mae Nan Ellington and Chris …