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.

The company says the project will divert almost 95 percent of the organic waste feedstock from landfills and estimates that each collection vehicle will collect enough organic waste during just one route to fuel it for an entire day, creating a closed loop system.

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