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Beer Me: Breweries in the Northeast are Leading the Charge on Sustainability

Breweries across the Northeast are stepping up to help fight climate change in a big way, and one of the latest breweries to join the fight is Sloop Brewing Co.

Beer Me: Breweries in the Northeast are Leading the Charge on Sustainability2023-01-31T20:48:00+00:00

Barstow’s Farm In Hadley Takes The Long View

The Barstow family that has always embraced change and diversification has taken some dramatic new turns in recent years, first with Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery, and later, through a partnership with Vanguard Renewables to build one of the first farm-powered anaerobic digesters in New England.

Barstow’s Farm In Hadley Takes The Long View2023-01-10T15:33:42+00:00

Great Lakes Cheese Joins National Movement to Turn Food Waste into Renewable Energy

Vanguard Renewables is announcing that Great Lakes Cheese has joined the Farm Powered Strategic Alliance, a collaborative movement to boost food waste recycling and expand renewable energy production across America. The Alliance was founded in 2020 by Vanguard Renewables, Unilever, Starbucks, and Dairy Farmers of America and now has grown to include 15 U.S. food industry leaders.

Great Lakes Cheese Joins National Movement to Turn Food Waste into Renewable Energy2022-12-05T23:05:30+00:00

Vanguard Renewables Receives Environmental Leadership Award from Northeast Recycling Council

Boston – November 15, 2022 – Vanguard Renewables was awarded the 2022 Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) Environmental Sustainability Leadership Award at NERC’s Fall Conference recently held in Connecticut.

Vanguard Renewables Receives Environmental Leadership Award from Northeast Recycling Council2022-11-15T03:10:44+00:00

Massachusetts companies are turning to ‘anaerobic digesters’ to dispose of food waste

Massachusetts companies that generate more than half a ton of food waste a week can no longer send it to landfills or incinerators. This has created a demand for "anaerobic digesters.

Massachusetts companies are turning to ‘anaerobic digesters’ to dispose of food waste2022-11-12T16:53:07+00:00

Mass. has too much food waste. Increasingly, it’s being used to make electricity

Massachusetts throws away almost one million tons of food waste every year. To help decrease this, the state has tightened its food waste ban; as of November, 2022, any business that generates more than a half a ton of food waste per week cannot send it to landfills or incinerators.

Mass. has too much food waste. Increasingly, it’s being used to make electricity2022-11-07T22:41:23+00:00

A “Farm Powered” Business Model For Scalable Renewable Energy Production From Waste

It has been pointed out that “waste is only really waste if you waste it.” That is of particular concern when what is being wasted is potential renewable energy. Our food system generates two major waste streams that have traditionally ended up on the negative side of their potential – the manure that comes from farm animals, and the inedible food waste that happens at the food manufacturing or retail level.

A “Farm Powered” Business Model For Scalable Renewable Energy Production From Waste2022-11-03T01:17:14+00:00

CBS News Boston: Eye on Earth – Massachusetts farm turning poop into power

At Jordan Dairy Farm in Rutland, the cows are doing two things – producing milk and poop, lots of poop. Cow manure to be specific. That may seem like a stinky problem. But it's how the farm is being powered.

CBS News Boston: Eye on Earth – Massachusetts farm turning poop into power2022-10-28T21:03:31+00:00
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