January 21, 2019 3 minute read

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.



January 02, 2019 3 minute read

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.



December 05, 2018 4 minute read

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.



October 24, 2018 3 minute read

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.



September 21, 2018 3 minute read

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.



July 24, 2018 3 minute read

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.



June 15, 2018 3 minute read

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.



April 30, 2018 4 minute read

AOE Begins Onboarding Partners to its Anaerobic Digester Project

Partnering with American Organic Energy and its anaerobic digester helps reduce food waste, prevent harmful greenhouse gases, and safeguard our collective futures, overall.



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.



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.



February 26, 2018 3 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.



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.