Solar energy panels and windmills against blue sky on summer day

August 26, 2020 2 minute read

Going Green With Anaerobic Digestion

Anaerobic digestion may be a key weapon in the battle against climate change, as the world seeks green recovery protocols amid the coronavirus pandemic.

green plants covering roof top

August 12, 2020 2 minute read

Green Roofs Integral to Green Recovery

Green roofs are major components of the nation's mission to achieve a sustainable future, as attention turns toward modeling urban landscapes to be more energy-efficient.



June 30, 2020 1 minute read

Charles Vigliotti Appears on 'Grow for Good™' Podcast

AOE CEO Charles Vigliotti recently sat down with Jed Morey on the latest installment of Morey Creative Studios' Grow for Good™ podcast to discuss American Organic Energy's mission to transform organic waste disposal in the New York metropolitan region through its cutting edge anaerobic digester project.

bee pollinating lavender flowers

June 24, 2020 2 minute read

Pollinator Problems: Murder Hornets' Effect on Bees

Recent sightings of Asian giant hornets, aka ‘murder hornets,’ in the Pacific Northwest have led to renewed concerns about the decline of the honey bee population and viable pollinators for flowering plants and crops in the United States.

trees, grass, and bushes on top of a roof building

June 10, 2020 2 minute read

Maintaining Green Roof Projects During the Pandemic

Green roofs must be maintained year round, even during such a trying time as a worldwide pandemic, when special care should be taken to ensure irrigation systems are in working order.

Woman throwing fruits and vegetables into trash bin

May 27, 2020 3 minute read

Cut Down on Food Waste During COVID-19

Reducing organic food waste has become even more vital during the novel coronavirus pandemic, as disruptions in food supply has resulted in excess produce overrunning local landfills.

basket filled with organic vegetables

May 13, 2020 2 minute read

Organic Gardening in the Time of COVID-19

Organic gardening is undergoing something of a renaissance due to recent upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic, encouraging many to turn to growing their own fruits and vegetables.

Landscape of sky, grass and soil under earth

March 25, 2020 1 minute read

Organic Soil Amendments, Defined

Amendments are intended to systematically improve the nutrient structure of organic soil by increasing its ability to hold oxygen, retain moisture, and provide adequate drainage.

LI Compost - Gourmet Food for your Garden - Hands holding soil next to pile of compost

June 24, 2019 2 minute read

Spotlight: Long Island Compost Soil Projects

Long Island Compost custom-engineered soil has been integral to projects throughout the New York metro area, from Brooklyn Bridge Park to Columbus Circle.

NY Senate speaks on importance of reducing food waste

April 29, 2019 3 minute read

AOE's Anaerobic Digester Factors Into NYS Budget

New York's 2020 budget mandates the largest food waste generators recycle or donate, with American Organic Energy's anaerobic digester a prime destination.

AOE Logo shown over image of sprouting grass

April 04, 2019 2 minute read

Benefits of Topdressing Your Lawn This Spring

Topdressing, the process of applying sand or a prepared soil mixture to the surface of a lawn, ideally during the growth seasons of spring and autumn, is designed to improve soil structure, promote root growth, and maintain the integrity of the drainage properties.

Overhead view of Rendering of AOE plant

March 25, 2019 3 minute read

LIPA Approves American Organic Energy Anaerobic Digester Facility

The Long Island Power Authority approved an $84 million contract to purchase power from American Organic Energy's proposed anaerobic digester, which will convert food waste into sustainable energy and significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Green roof plant gardens on balcony with couple talking in background

March 11, 2019 4 minute read

Green Roofs in Action: Spotlight on The Visionaire

Long Island Compost has designed custom soil mixes for numerous municipal and green roof projects in the Long Island and New York City area, among these, The Visionaire in Battery Park City—the first LEED Platinum-certified apartment building in The Big Apple.