Turning Tons of Food into Energy

May 9, 2012

Excellent post on Clean Technica about converting organic waste into energy. This photo shows one of three V-16 engines at the DADS landfill in Denver where landfill methane powers these engines to generate electricity for 3,000 homes. Photo: Meyers

Turning Tons of Food into Energy (via Clean Technica)

  American River Packaging in the Sacramento, CA area will soon begin using an anaerobic digestion system to convert 7.5 tons of daily food waste into 1,300 kWh of renewable energy per day. About 37% of the company’s electricity will be generated by the waste-to-energy technology. Converting the…



Glenn Meyers

Writer, documentary producer, and director. Meyers is a contributor to CleanTechnica, and founder of Green Streets MediaTrain, a communications connection and eLearning hub. As an independent producer, he's been involved in the development, production and distribution of television and distance learning programs for both the education industry and corporate sector. He also is an avid gardener and loves sustainable innovation.