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One Massachusetts Company Has a Big Sustainability Story to Tell on Earth Day


Vanguard Renewables, a Boston-based organics-to-renewable energy company, has a lot to celebrate this Earth Day. Since 2014, Vanguard’s Farm Powered solution, which captures greenhouse gas emissions from dairy manure and food and beverage waste to create renewable energy, has mitigated nearly 500 thousand tons of greenhouse gas emissions and recycled more than 831 thousand tons of organic waste, or the equivalent of the weight of more than 5,000 Statues of Liberty, at their Farm Powered anaerobic digesters.

Press Release: Going Green for St. Patrick’s Day – Brewing Up Sustainability


There’s no better time to talk about “going green” than on St. Patrick’s Day, and we want to say Sláinte to our sustainable partners making good brews and ciders while doing just that.

Food Tank Joins the Farm Powered Strategic Alliance


Food Tank, a globally recognized NGO dedicated to eradicating hunger, poverty, and obesity, has joined the Farm Powered Strategic Alliance (FPSA). The Farm Powered Strategic Alliance, founded in 2020 by Vanguard Renewables, Unilever, Starbucks, and Dairy Farmers of America, aims to avoid or eliminate food waste first and repurpose what can’t be eliminated into renewable energy via farm-based anaerobic digesters.

Press Release: Breweries are Working to Make Super Bowl Sunday Greener in Massachusetts


On Super Bowl Sunday Americans consume approximately 325 million gallons of beer which creates a lot of waste that gets sent to landfills or dumped down the drain. Vanguard Renewables can recycle that waste and harness it to make renewable energy

Press Release: David Darr Joins Vanguard Renewables as Chief Sustainability Officer


BOSTON, Ma. (January 18, 2022) – Vanguard Renewables, a U.S. leader in farm-derived renewable natural gas, announces the recent appointment of David Darr as its Chief Sustainability Officer. Darr joins Vanguard Renewables from Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) in Kansas City, KS.

Enbridge and Vanguard Renewables Announce 2 BCF Renewable Natural Gas Partnership


BOSTON (September 28, 2021) –Vanguard Renewables (“Vanguard”) and Enbridge, Inc. (NYSE: ENB), a leading North American energy infrastructure company today announced a partnership whereby Enbridge will purchase upwards of 2 billion cubic feet (BCF) of renewable natural gas (RNG) annually from the anaerobic digesters that Vanguard Renewables will invest $200 million to build in the U.S. Northeast, Southeast, and Midwest.

Largest Anaerobic Digester in the Northeast Begins Production of Renewable Energy


MIDDLEBURY, VT. (July 21, 2021) – Representatives from Middlebury College, Vanguard Renewables, VGS, Goodrich Family Farm, and the state of Vermont–including Vermont Governor Phil Scott and Lieutenant Governor Molly Gray–celebrated the start of gas production at the largest anaerobic digester in the Northeast on July 21 at an event on the dairy farm in Salisbury, Vermont.

Goodrich Farm of Salisbury, Vermont Wins 2021 Dairy Sustainability Award


The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy announced that Goodrich Farm of Salisbury, Vermont is the winner of a 2021 Outstanding Dairy Farm Sustainability Award. The U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards honor dairy farms, businesses, and partnerships whose practices improve the well-being of people, animals, and the planet.

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