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Conversion Technology E-Newsletter – June 2018

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works' mission is to deliver regional infrastructure and services improving the quality of life for more than ten million people in Los Angeles County. Environmental services is one of our core service areas, where we strive to lead, inspire, and support our communities toward a healthy, waste-free future. 


EVENTS

 

Meeting Climate Change Goals with FastOX Gasification
June 14, 2018
Diamond Bar, CA
For more information on this event, please visit the website:
http://www.wcsawma.org/event/meeting-climate-change-goals-with-fastox-gasification/

Alternative Technology Advisory Subcommittee Meeting (ATAS)

June 21, 2018
Alhambra, CA
For more information on this event, please visit the website:
http://dpw.lacounty.gov/epd/tf/meetings.cfm

California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA) 42nd Annual Conference and Tradeshow
July 26-29, 2018
Oakland, CA
For more information on this event, please visit the website:
https://crra.wildapricot.org/event-2724870

WASTECON 2018

August 20-23, 2018
Nashville, TN
For more information on this event, please visit the website:
https://swana.org/Events/WASTECON.aspx

BioCycle Refor18
October 15-18, 2018
Raleigh, NC
For more information on this event, please visit the website:
http://www.biocyclerefor.com/

US Biogas 2018
November 5-6, 2018
San Diego, CA
For more information on this event, please visit the website:
http://events.newenergyupdate.com/biogas/

 

NEWS




AOE Begins Onboarding Partners to its Anaerobic Digester Project

American Organic Energy plans to partner with large-scale waste producers on Long Island, New York to send food waste to anaerobic digesters.  This partnership is the result of an effort in the New York State legislature to require large-scale organic waste producers to begin separating food waste and divert it from landfills.  To read more, click here.

EPA Awards $75,000 Grant to Clarkson University for Food Waste Project

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awards Clarkson University with a $75,000 People, Prosperity, and the Planet (P3) grant which will be used to develop a more efficient ammonia removal and recovery process for food waste digesters.  The students innovative solutions work towards reducing the volume of food waste sent to solid waste landfills, improving air quality, and revitalizing land.  To read more, click here.

Meat Processing Plant to Introduce New Anaerobic Digestion Technology

Nicholas Meat LLC, a beef processing and packaging company based in Loganton, Pennsylvania, announces it is ins
talling a new waste-to-energy technology to upgrade the management of solid wastes generated in its facility. Global Water& Energy, Austin, Texas, will provide the waste-to-energy technology to manage solid wastes using a pretreatment-enhanced form of anaerobic digestion designed to turn organic substances into biogas.  To read more, click here.

Toronto Zoo One Step Closer to Opening Biogas Plant

Just a little over two years after the project's initial groundbreaking, ZooShare and Canada's Toronto Zoo celebrated delivery of the engine for a biogas plant that will generate electricity from food waste and animal waste.  The plant will also process about 15,000 tons of inedible food waste from local grocery stores and turn it into power, heat and fertilizer.  To read more, click here.

Pennsylvania Dairy Farm Honored for Diverting Food Waste from Landfill

Land OLakes Inc., the member-owned agricultural cooperative based in Arden Hills, Minnesota, announces that dairy member-owner Reinford Farms, Mifflintown, Pennsylvania, has been named the winner of the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairys 2018 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award.  Reinford Farms has invested in new technologies to turn food waste and manure generated on the farm into renewable energy.  To read more, click here.

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