charles vigliotti holding award for citizens campaign environment event Charles Vigliotti Anaerobic Digester December 22, 2022 1 minute read

Charles Vigliotti Honored at CCE's Environmental Equinox Awards Gala

American Organic Energy's cutting edge anaerobic digester facility is expected to be completed in 2023.

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Food Scraps Law Mandates NY Businesses Donate or Compost

As global food waste soars, local initiatives take effect to mitigate climate change and food insecurity in the New York metro area.

two brown waste bins for compost at the curb of a city street Anaerobic Digester November 17, 2021 4 minute read

NYC Curbside Composting Makes a Comeback

After pausing during the coronavirus pandemic, New York City’s curbside composting program is set to return—yet hurdles remain.

Dirty dishes in a cafeteria storage rack American Organic Energy Anaerobic Digester October 06, 2021 4 minute read

How to Cut Back on Food Waste in the Cafeteria

Common sense measures such as auditing meal programs, modifying menus, redistributing uneaten items, and composting and recycling leftovers can help reduce cafeteria food waste and lessen the impact of schools on the environment.

Top view of food waste from fruits and vegetables in the garbage bag on a wooden table Anaerobic Digester September 08, 2021 3 minute read

New Global Food Waste Figures Underscore Need for Immediate Action

New data suggests global food waste is far greater than previous estimates, necessitating an urgent response to curb greenhouse gases.

various fruit and vegetables in a shopping cart Anaerobic Digester May 26, 2021 4 minute read

Supermarkets & Restaurant Industry Step Up Efforts to Address Food Waste

The food waste epidemic is wasting valuable resources and contributing to greenhouse gas emissions. Supermarkets and restaurants are stepping up their efforts to combat the problem by reducing waste.

wasted food in garbage Anaerobic Digester April 07, 2021 4 minute read

NYC’s Proactive Role in Reducing Food Waste

New York City aims to fight hunger, reduce food waste, and combat global warming through new initiatives and laws.

aerial view of green rooftops in city setting Green Roofs February 10, 2021 3 minute read

Green Roof Development Soars in Cities

Green roof initiatives are taking foot in many cities around the world, as efforts to stem the effects of climate change rise to global prominence.

person tossing a banana peel into a garbage filled with food waste Anaerobic Digester January 13, 2021 3 minute read

Collaboration Is Key to Cutting Food Waste

Joint efforts between key players in the farming, distribution, retail and consumer industries are imperative to tackle the growing issue of global food waste.

looking up at tall skyscraper building with green tree in the foreground Green Roofs December 09, 2020 4 minute read

Climate Savings Outweighs Cost Factor in Green New Deal

The building requirements put forth by New York City Local Law 97 have ignited a heated debate between those proponents of sustainable solutions and NYC real estate developers concerned about the costs associated with implementing them.

assorted variety of organic vegetables Organic Soil November 18, 2020 3 minute read

Cool Weather Doesn't Spell the End of Organic Gardens in New York

Those in the New York metropolitan area may prolong the growing season by strategically mapping out their gardens and undertaking certain measures to preserve seeds and soil, and reap a harvest year-round.

green garden on rooftop Green Roofs November 04, 2020 4 minute read

Green Roofs & Grants: NYC Climate Mobilization in Action

The recent passage of the Climate Mobilization Act has set in motion a wave of eco-friendly initiatives designed to reduce New York City's carbon footprint by incentivizing the widespread implementation of green roofs.

food waste on land Anaerobic Digester October 21, 2020 4 minute read

Reducing Food Waste Key to Environmental Sustainability

Food waste has become a global emergency requiring a collaborative solution to effectively reinforce food security and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.