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Zero Waste Energy is an industry-leading development company that designs, builds, and operates integrated solid waste facilities. ZWE is dedicated to providing sustainable and flexible solutions for meeting waste processing needs and providing optimal recovery while generating a solid return on investment. With extensive expertise and advanced technologies, ZWE offers innovative mixed solid waste processing and patented anaerobic digestion systems for conversion of organic waste into valuable renewable energy and clean compost.

ZWE is led and staffed by waste industry insiders who each have more than 20 years of experience in financing, designing, building, managing and operating successful waste management facilities. As a solutions provider, ZWE looks at the application of technologies that are executable given the technical, economic and environmental considerations of the facility and operator. We maintain a number of proven technologies through licensing and other formal relationships with suppliers who are selected based upon the quality and effectiveness of their products. Our technologies are built in the US specifically for the waste industry.

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BHS Announces Video Series

Eugene, Oregon – September 27, 2017 – – Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has launched the BHS Value Series, a series of six videos that gives viewers an inside look into the real value-drivers behind a materials recovery facility (MRF) investment.

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BHS Selected for Puente Hills MRF

LOS ANGELES – September 21, 2017 – – The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County (Districts) have selected Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) to design, manufacture and install a new materials recovery system at the Districts’ Puente Hills Materials Recovery Facility (PHMRF).

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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 (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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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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