Insights

July 17, 2024

Sustainability in Legislation: The Rise of Organic Waste Bans

The U.S. is catching up to growing international pressures, with state and local governments across the country enacting organic waste bans and waste recycling laws.
July 11, 2024

Sustainable Manure Management for Small Dairy Farms: The Challenges and a Farm Powered® Solution

Manure management is a critical aspect of sustainable agriculture, particularly for smaller dairy farms where resources and space are limited. Methane, a greenhouse gas that is a leading cause of climate change, is released when manure is stored in open lagoons and land applied on the farm’s fields. According to the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), “Livestock - primarily beef and dairy cows – account for the vast majority of agriculture methane emissions,” which is why organizations like the EDF are working to help farmers mitigate as much methane as possible.
June 18, 2024

Domino's: A Recipe for Sustainability

In a delicious display of environmental consciousness, Domino’s has partnered with Vanguard Renewables to tackle the growing issue of food waste.
Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council says the Pioneer Valley has untapped potential as a clean energy hub.
March 26, 2024

Western Massachusetts: A Model Clean Energy Hub in the Making Led by Farmers and Visionaries

February 28, 2024

AstraZeneca and Vanguard Renewables U.S. RNG Agreement

AstraZeneca, a global biopharmaceutical company headquartered in the UK, is partnering with Vanguard Renewables, a U.S.-based developer, owner, and operator of farm-based anaerobic digestion projects, through an agreement to procure renewable natural gas (RNG) for AstraZeneca’s U.S.facilities for the next 15 years or more.