CalRecycle helps fund construction, renovation or expansion of facilities in California that recycle organic material into value-added products like compost or renewable energy.
Two Maine communities are engaged in a pilot curbside collections program through which food waste is separated and passed on to an anaerobic digester for processing.
The system will process municipal solid waste, industrial solid waste, class B biosolids and dairy waste.
At the Monterey Regional Waste Management District in California, food waste is transformed into high-quality compost and electricity.
These firms are investing in technology and processes beyond collecting and dumping organics.
Several new projects provide examples of how anaerobic digestion facilities are evolving.
Waste360 recently sat down with NWRA's Anne Germain to discuss new technology, the future of it within the industry and the idea of “smart” waste.