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Interview Video: South San Francisco Blue Line Biogenic CNG Facility

Interview with South San Francisco Scavenger Company / Blue Line Transfer Operations Manager Ron Fornesi. Processing more than 11,000 tons of organic waste, the Blue Line Biogenic CNG facility is the first project in US to convert food & green waste into low carbon CNG fuel.

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Zero Waste Energy Innovator of the Year

Zero Waste Energy (ZWE) and Blue Line Transfer Awarded 2015 Innovator of the Year

Lafayette, California – September 15, 2015 – Zero Waste Energy and Blue Line Transfer, Inc. were announced as the recipient of the National Waste & Recycling Association’s 2015 Recycling Equipment Innovator of the Year  for its Blue Line Biogenic CNG Facility atWaste360 Recycling Summit.

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South SF Scavenger Co. Turns Food Scraps into Fuel for Collection Trucks

South San Francisco, CA- September 24, 2014-- Last Friday, Sept. 19, local elected officials joined managing partners of South San Francisco Scavenger Company (South SF Scavenger Co.)

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MRWMD Recognized as 2014 Award Winner for ZWE SMARTFERM Facility

 Lafayette, California - July 28, 2014 – Zero Waste Energy’s SMARTFERM facility and the Monterey Regional Waste Management District (MRWMD) have just been announced as 2014 Award Winner of the Dave Hardy Leadership in Organics - Facility Category by the California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA).

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Turning Food Waste into Energy, CCTV America

The city of San Jose, California recently opened the largest dry fermentation anaerobic digestion facility in the world to change the definition of waste by putting it to good use. The facility was produced by Zero Waste Energy (ZWE). It’s nearly twice the size of an American football field. Read More.

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ZWE Breaks Ground On Organic Waste To CNG Fuel Facility

Lafayette, California - November 7, 2013 – Zero Waste Energy, LLC (ZWE) is proud to announce the groundbreaking of its latest project, an anaerobic digestion facility in South San Francisco, CA that will convert organic waste into compressed natural gas (CNG) and compost.

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World’s Largest Dry Fermentation Anaerobic Digestion Facility Opens

San José, CA – November 25, 2013: A grand opening event took place Friday, November 22 for the world’s largest dry fermentation anaerobic digestion facility and the first large-scale commercial facility of its kind in the United States.

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Solid Waste District Pilots Dry Fermentation Digester

BioCycle Magazine November 2013, Vol. 54, No. 11, p.32 By Abbie Beane Special events, restaurants and other commercial businesses in the Monterey region of California have found a way to close the compostable waste loop and produce usable electricity at the same time.

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90,000 TPY Dry AD Food Waste to Biogas Plant to Open in San Jose

Waste Management World By Ben Messenger November 11, 2013   Lafayette, California based organic waste to energy specialist, Zero Waste Energy Development Company (ZWEDC), is set to open its 90,000 ton (81,600 tonne) per year Dry Fermentation Anaerobic Digestion (AD)

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Zero Waste Energy Breaks Ground on Waste to CNG Facility

Environmental Leader November 12, 2013 Zero Waste Energy has broken ground on an anaerobic digestion facility that will convert 11,200 tons per year of food and green waste into more than 100,000 diesel equivalent gallons of compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel and compost.

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San Jose biogas facility will turn food waste into energy

  San Jose Mercury News By Dana Hull November 12, 2013 SAN JOSE -- The nation's largest facility for turning food scraps into biogas is about to go online in north San Jose.

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World’s Largest Dry AD Facility to Open November 22nd

San Jose Project Features Zero Waste Energy Kompoferm Technologies Zero Waste Energy Development Company, Zero Waste Energy and the City of San Jose have teamed up to achieve the ambitious goal of designing and building what will be the world’s largest dry anaerobic digestion facility.

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San Jose building largest dry AD facility in US

San Jose's Zero Waste Energy Development Facility is targeted for completion in December 2013 and is expected to be the largest Dry Anaerobic Digestion (AD) facility in the U.S. The Dry AD process converts high solid organic waste into green energy.

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Infinitus Energy opens MRF in Alabama

New Energy Park will Eliminate up to 85 Percent of Waste Ground has been broken on a materials recovery facility (MRF) developed by Infinitus Energy for the Montgomery, Alabama community that will eliminate up to 85 percent of waste headed to the City’s landfill. The Infinitus Renewable Energy Park (IREP)

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90,000 TPA Dry Anaerobic Digestion Biogas Plant in San Jose Uses Special Concrete

Specially engineered concrete supplied by Central Concrete -a business unit of U.S. Concrete (NASDAQ-USCR) - is being used in the construction of Zero Waste Energy’s 90,000 ton (81,600 tonne) per year dry anaerobic digestion facility in San Jose, California.

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Montgomery, Alabama, breaks ground on dirty MRF project

Montgomery, Ala., broke ground July 17 on a new materials recovery facility that is expected increase the city's landfill diversion rate to 85%.The 81,992-square-foot facility, developed by Zero Waste Energy ... Originally published in Waste & Recycling News.

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ZWE Featured on Popular Science

American Energy Independence: Waste by PopSci

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Down To Earth: Using Garbage To Generate Electricity

By Briana Bermensolo KION-TV March 27, 2013 MARINA, Calif. - Anaerobic digesters are part of a California pilot program -- one of the first of its kind in the country -- to turn trash into electricity. Each digester holds food waste and cow manure.

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San Jose Triples Business Waste Recycling in Six Months

By Ben Messenger Businesses in San José, California have tripled their recycling rate from 22% to almost 70% in the six months to December 2012 as the result of a new collection system.

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Marina, California: Pilot Anaerobic Digester For SSO

The Monterey Regional Waste Management District (MRWMD) and Zero Waste Energy, LLC (ZWE) held an open house in late January to unveil a pilot-scale dry anaerobic digester installed at the MRWMD’s integrated waste management complex (just north of the City of Marina)

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2 Calif. biogas projects awarded more than $4.4 million

By Chris Hanson The California Energy Commission awarded more than $4.4 million to Blue Line Transfer and Sacramento Municipal Utility District biogas projects. “These awards are helping to support the expansion of alternative fuels and zero-emission vehicles in California,” said Robert Weisenmiller, energy commission chair.

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Interview Video: South San Francisco Blue Line Biogenic CNG Facility

Interview with South San Francisco Scavenger Company / Blue Line Transfer Operations Manager Ron Fornesi. Processing more than 11,000 tons of organic waste, the Blue Line Biogenic CNG facility is the first project in US to convert food & green waste into low carbon CNG fuel.

Read more

Zero Waste Energy (ZWE) and Blue Line Transfer Awarded 2015 Innovator of the Year

Lafayette, California – September 15, 2015 – Zero Waste Energy and Blue Line Transfer, Inc. were announced as the recipient of the National Waste & Recycling Association’s 2015 Recycling Equipment Innovator of the Year  for its Blue Line Biogenic CNG Facility atWaste360 Recycling Summit.

Read more

Turning Food Waste into Energy, CCTV America

The city of San Jose, California recently opened the largest dry fermentation anaerobic digestion facility in the world to change the definition of waste by putting it to good use. The facility was produced by Zero Waste Energy (ZWE). It’s nearly twice the size of an American football field. Read More.

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ZWE Featured on Popular Science

American Energy Independence: Waste by PopSci

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