Diverting food waste from landfills serves immediate environmental and economic purposes. Food scraps that are expiring in landfills create methane gas as they decompose. This greenhouse gas has 21 times the global warming potential than carbon dioxide. A 2009 EPA report shows that approximately 13% of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions come from the growth, manufacturing, transport, and disposal of food.
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Become a partner and help to turn back the clock on the poisoning of our Island. Not only will we drastically reduce these harmful effects, but utilize them in ways that actually nourish our land and our communities, by transforming methane into CNG gas to fuel our fleet of vehicles and to power the plant that will turn what would have been landfill into organic compost and fertilizer. American Organic Energy partners have the comfort of knowing that they have helped to make a positive, actionable difference in the reduction of greenhouse