Long Island Compost, Green Roofs

Winter Wear: Maintaining Your Green Roof in Cold Weather

Green roofs require careful maintenance during winter months, including snow removal, re-caulking damaged seals, cleaning drains and gutters, and more.

Published February 12, 2019   |   2 minute read
American Organic Energy, Anaerobic Digester, Food Waste

How to Minimize Food Waste at Home

By making shopping lists, planning dinner menus, and understanding the shelf life of perishable items, we can each take steps to minimize food waste at home and help alleviate this growing global concern.

Published January 21, 2019   |   3 minute read
News, American Organic Energy, Anaerobic Digester, Food Waste

Wasted: Changing the World, One Head of Lettuce at a Time

American Organic Energy was recently recognized for its revolutionary initiatives in the anaerobic digestion industry in the landmark documentary, Wasted: The Story of Food Waste from executive producer Anthony Bourdain.

Published January 02, 2019   |   3 minute read
Long Island Compost, Green Roofs

How Green Roofs Help Conserve Energy During the Winter Months

Green roofs help to conserve substantial energy through natural insulation provided by custom soil mixtures and the plants that thrive in them, reducing heating costs during the winter months.

Published December 26, 2018   |   2 minute read
American Organic Energy, Anaerobic Digester, Food Waste

Beyond the Dinner Table: Holiday Food Waste

Shopping smart, paying attention to food labels, making the most of leftovers and learning about the many benefits of anaerobic digestion are all ways to help reduce food waste, and even transform any scraps into a cleaner, healthier future for us all.

Published December 05, 2018   |   4 minute read
American Organic Energy, Charles Vigliotti, Long Island Compost

Charles Vigliotti: The Man Behind the Mission

Charles Vigliotti is the co-founder of American Organic Energy, an innovative company with a rich history as a leader in the compost industry. We learned about the man behind the mission and how he intends to change the way we process organic waste on a massive scale.

Published October 24, 2018   |   3 minute read

Press Coverage

Governor Cuomo Announces Approval of Clean Energy
Food Waste Recycling Facility on Long Island LIPA OKs food scraps-to-power plant, projects
lower energy needs. LIPA to weigh contract with facility to convert food
waste to energy. Viewpoint: Pass food waste bill New York region to host large anaerobic digester  
News, American Organic Energy, Anaerobic Digester, Food Waste

Global Annual Food Waste to Top 2.1B Tons by 2030, Warns Report

A recent study by Boston Consulting Group foretells of a worldwide 'food waste disaster' with global implications, underscoring the critical importance of utilizing anaerobic digester facilities, such as American Organic Energy, to process organic waste and divert food scraps from landfills.

Published September 21, 2018   |   3 minute read
News, American Organic Energy, Anaerobic Digester, Food Waste

New York State DEC Announces $4M in Food Waste Recycling Grants

Grant funding will help facilitate and expand the state's diversion of food waste from restaurants, supermarkets, hospitals and colleges to food banks, organics recycling centers and anaerobic digestion facilities, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, feed the hungry, and protect the environment.

Published July 24, 2018   |   3 minute read
News, American Organic Energy, Anaerobic Digester

American Organic Energy CEO Charles Vigliotti Recognized for ‘Environmental Leadership’

American Organic Energy CEO Charles Vigliotti recently won the prestigious 2018 Smart Growth Awards 'Environmental Leadership' prize at Vision Long Island's annual ceremony recognizing eco-friendly innovators.

Published June 15, 2018   |   3 minute read