Sevana Bioenergy acquires bankrupt Rialto facility
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by Ken McEntee
1M ago
Sevana Bioenergy, Boise, Idaho, a developer and operator of large-scale… You must be a paid subscriber and logged in to view this content. To view this post, please go to the top menu and log in if you're a subscriber, or subscribe if you aren't. The post Sevana Bioenergy acquires bankrupt Rialto facility first appeared on ..read more
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Opinion: Restoring the soil to make the deserts bloom
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by Ken McEntee
1M ago
By Elizabeth Nickson Did none of the Masters of the Universe take Marketing 101? I know it’s a quasi-discipline, much déclassé, for the peons in flyover country who sell widgets to live, but it does determine the world. What do you want to buy with your disposable income? What food, what house, what car, what do your children lust after? Shopping decisions determine the shape of the real world, where real things happen. For some people, it’s their only opportunity for self-determination, and take it they will. This fundamental human characteristic is described perfectly by a graph, a chart. Th ..read more
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Phosphate, potash are critical minerals, Fertilizer Institute testifies
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by Ken McEntee
1M ago
Phosphate and potash should be included on the U.S. Geological… You must be a paid subscriber and logged in to view this content. To view this post, please go to the top menu and log in if you're a subscriber, or subscribe if you aren't. The post Phosphate, potash are critical minerals, Fertilizer Institute testifies first appeared on ..read more
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Synagro sued over PFAS contaminated farms
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by Ken McEntee
1M ago
Five Texas farmers have filed a lawsuit against Synagro Technologies… You must be a paid subscriber and logged in to view this content. To view this post, please go to the top menu and log in if you're a subscriber, or subscribe if you aren't. The post Synagro sued over PFAS contaminated farms first appeared on ..read more
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$1 million in grants will fund Michigan food waste reduction
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by Ken McEntee
2M ago
The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE)… You must be a paid subscriber and logged in to view this content. To view this post, please go to the top menu and log in if you're a subscriber, or subscribe if you aren't. The post $1 million in grants will fund Michigan food waste reduction first appeared on ..read more
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Bigbelly unveils smart compost program
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by Ken McEntee
2M ago
Bigbelly Solar LLC, Needham, Massachusetts, unveiled its “Smart Compost Program”… You must be a paid subscriber and logged in to view this content. To view this post, please go to the top menu and log in if you're a subscriber, or subscribe if you aren't. The post Bigbelly unveils smart compost program first appeared on ..read more
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Yolo County grant will expand compost facility
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by Ken McEntee
2M ago
Yolo County (California) Central Landfill (YCCL) and Northern Recycling LLC,… You must be a paid subscriber and logged in to view this content. To view this post, please go to the top menu and log in if you're a subscriber, or subscribe if you aren't. The post Yolo County grant will expand compost facility first appeared on ..read more
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US organic product sales set record
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by Ken McEntee
2M ago
U.S. sales of certified organic products approached $70 billion in 2023, a new record for the sector, the Organic Trade Association (OTA), Washington, D.C., reported. Dollar sales for the American organic marketplace hit $69.7 billion last year, up 3.4%, according to OTA’s 2024 Organic Industry Survey. Produce held its spot as the largest organic category in 2023, continuing to be the primary entry point for consumers into the organic market. Despite stubborn price inflation seen throughout retail aisles, consumers remained clear-eyed about their priorities in the products they chose for thems ..read more
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House Farm Bill fails to address organic sector needs, NOC says
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by Ken McEntee
2M ago
A draft federal Farm Bill, which was introduced into the House of Representatives on May 21, fails to address the needs of the growing organic sector, the National Organic Coalition (NOC), Arlington, Massachusetts, said. The 954-page bill, HR 8467, was referred to the House Committee on Agriculture. “NOC appreciates that the House Farm Bill continues support for several critically important organic programs, including funding for the National Organic Program (NOP), the agency that oversees the growing organic sector, the Organic Certification Cost Share Program and the flagship organic researc ..read more
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Consortium releases policy toolkit
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by Ken McEntee
2M ago
In response to the rise of food waste legislation and increasing commitments to zero waste and climate action, the Composting Consortium, New York, managed by the Center for the Circular Economy at Closed Loop Partners, has released a Compost Policy Toolkit. The comprehensive toolkit equips policymakers, regulators, composters, brands and retailers with the insights and tools needed to navigate a complex policy landscape around compostable packaging and keep food out of landfill by diverting food scraps towards composting infrastructure, the consortium said. The toolkit covers three pressing t ..read more
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