• Low carbon fuel standard

    LCFS Accredited Verifiers Announced

    California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) is designed to decrease the carbon intensity of the state’s transportation fuel pool and provide an increasing range of low carbon and renewable alternatives (including from renewable natural gas), which reduce petroleum dependency and achieve air quality benefits.

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  • Maximizing Economic Return On AD Investments

    Researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU) and the University of Wisconsin, Madison have developed a computational model that could boost investment in farm-based sustainable energy projects by allowing investors to more accurately predict whether a project will turn a profit.

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  • Nora Goldstein, BioCycle Editor

    Editorial: The 2020 Compostable Packaging Narrative

    I’m going to get right to the point. It is 2020, and it is time for a new narrative on compostable packaging.
    Nora Goldstein

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  • Figure 2. Ion Exchange. (mage courtesy of USEPA

    Treating PFAS Chemicals At Composting, AD Sites

    Review of membrane separation and ion exchange processes to treat contact water/leachate or groundwater to remove PFAS chemicals.
    Craig Coker

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  • Sally Brown

    Connections: Time To Go All The Way

    It is time to decide if you’re ready to go all the way. It could feel so good. I’m talking about contaminants in food scraps.
    Sally Brown

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  • Estimated Vermont Food Scrap Management Need vs. Capacity 2020

    Vermont’s Universal Recycling Law Update

    As of July 2020, no food waste can be disposed in the landfill in Vermont, including the residential stream.

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  • UC Davis Russell Ranch

    Compost Use Workshop At BIOCYCLE CONNECT WEST 2020

    BioCycle and the University of California, Davis Agricultural Sustainability Institute are excited to announce: “Compost Use In Agriculture: Healthy Soils, Sequestering Carbon,” on Monday, March 30, 2020.

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  • Food Waste Co-Digestion at Water Resource Facilities

    New Report: Business Strategies For Codigestion

    A new report provides insights about the strategies water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs) have used to address the range of risks and impediments they face in adopting codigestion.

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  • BPI’s updated logo improves labeling of compostable products and distinguishes them from conventional ones.

    BPI’s New Standard On Fluorinated Chemicals In Effect

    BPI’s new standard for fluorinated chemicals went into effect on January 1, 2020. Products may no longer be claimed as BPI Certified, whether on the product itself, or on a product’s packaging or marketing materials, unless it meets all conditions of the rule, including no intentionally added fluorinated chemicals (as demonstrated in Safety Data Sheets).  Read the full story >

  • Draft Report On California SB 1383 Costs Of Compliance

    CalRecycle invites stakeholders to review and provide feedback on a draft report, “SB 1383 Local Services Rates Analysis,” submitted by R3 Consulting Group as part of a study completed under a CalRecycle contract.

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