Atlas Recycling Truck

March 21, 2018 4 minute read

Studies Highlight Significant Carbon Reductions & Eco-Friendly Transport Fuel Creation via Anaerobic Digestion

U.S. Department of Energy case studies exploring the production of renewable natural gas via anaerobic digestion to power transportation fleets project a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, among other environmentally friendly benefits.

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March 06, 2018 2 minute read

Anaerobic Digestion Gaining Popularity & Steam

From U.S.-based grocery giant Kroger to England's Royal Family, more and more companies and countries are adopting the eco-friendly, energy-efficient methodology of anaerobic digestion.

Charles Vigliotti Global receiving Game Changer Award

February 26, 2018 2 minute read

American Organic Energy CEO Charles Vigliotti Recognized as 'Global Game Changer'

Prestigious award from global nonprofit Biogas Academy honors American Organic Energy CEO Charles Vigliotti as environmental visionary transforming the world through anaerobic digestion biogas technology.

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February 01, 2018 10 minute read

Anaerobic Digestion, Explained

Anaerobic digestion is a series of biological reactions whereby microorganisms break down organic matter in the absence of oxygen, with biogas its chief result.

Golf Course landscape

January 23, 2018 2 minute read

Topdressing Golf Courses with Rich Compost

Superintendents are rediscovering the lost art of non-chemical course maintenance.

Compost being poured into bucket

January 17, 2018 3 minute read

NYLCV Puts Food Recycling and Recovery Act at Top of 2018 Agenda

This Act is intended to align New York State with the existing food recovery initiatives in New York City and facilitate the expansion and construction of collection facilities throughout the state.

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January 02, 2018 3 minute read

NYC Green Roof Design: Getting it Right the First Time

The green roof trend is officially upon us, and there is no shortage of aesthetically beautiful examples popping up around the world.

Wasted - The Story of Food Waste graphic

December 21, 2017 3 minute read

Powerful New Doc Highlights How Food Waste Contributes to Climate Change

Natural disasters have ignited provocative discussions on climate change. A new film explores how food waste is directly related to changes in the atmosphere.

Rendering of buildings with green roofs

December 12, 2017 2 minute read

What’s Driving the Green Roof Trend?

While green roofs are indeed a more recent trend, the environmental philosophy behind them is by no means a new idea.

America Recycle Days - November 15th Graphic

November 15, 2017 4 minute read

‘America Recycles Day’ Celebrates Eco-friendly Economic Impacts of ‘Reduce, Reuse & Recycle’

November 15th is America Recycles Day and celebrates the countless positive impacts of eco-friendly recycling processes, such as anaerobic digestion.

The impact of the 4th industrial revolution on the waste management sector - text graphic

October 12, 2017 4 minute read

New Global Analysis Highlights Impacts of ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ on Waste Management & Recycling Industry

The Fourth Industrial Revolution will significantly impact waste management, says a report released in conjunction with the Wastecon/ISWA World Congress 2017.

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September 18, 2017 3 minute read

AOE & Other Anaerobic Digester Facilities Protect Environment By Transforming Organic Waste Into Fertilizer & Clean Energy

One way to convert organic waste into renewable energy is through anaerobic digestion. One company doing just that is American Organic Energy.

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August 23, 2017 3 minute read

Proposal to Expand NYC Organic Waste Collection Program Would Divert 50K More Tons of Food Waste Annually to Renewable Energy Facilities

A NYC Sanitation proposal to expand organic waste collection to more commercial food establishments would divert an additional 50K tons of food waste annually.