Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Brightmark partners with three dairy farms

    March 12, 2020 by Emily Atkins

    SAN FRANCISCO – Brightmark, a San Francisco-based waste and energy development company, has partnered with three Western Michigan farms on the latest in a series of biogas projects the company has launched over the past two years. The Michigan farmers

  • News Biogas

    New dairy methane project launched in South Dakota

    February 14, 2020 by SWR Staff

    SAN FRANCISCO – Brightmark, a San Francisco-based waste and energy development company, has signed a manure supply agreement with two South Dakota dairy companies, Boadwine Farms, Inc. and Moody County Dairy Limited Partnership, to capture methane produced by nearly 12,000

  • Municipalities funded for waste management trials and studies

    February 11, 2020 by SWR Staff

    OTTAWA – Under new federal funding, several municipalities across the country will be able to improve their waste management game. The Municipality of Landrienne, in the Abitibi Region of Quebec, will receive $465,100 to test a thermophilic composter to divert

  • Product Biogas

    Gas analyzers receive CSA certifications

    November 7, 2019 by SWR Staff

    Dexter, MI – QED Environmental Systems’s LANDTEC BIOGAS 3000 and the BIOMETHANE 3000 Fixed Gas Analyzers have received certification by the CSA Group. The CSA safety mark signifies that the equipment has been independently tested for compliance with North American

  • Port of LA running RNG-powered trucks

    October 31, 2019 by SWR Staff

    NEWPORT BEACH, California – Meeting the challenge to clean up some of the most polluted air in the country, Southern California has hit a new milestone with over 100 trucks outfitted with the cleanest ultra low-NOx engines available now operating

  • News Biogas Energy

    From cow to car: Using dairy waste to power EVs

    October 11, 2019 by SWR Staff

    SAN JOSE, Calif. and VISALIA, Calif. – Bloom Energy and California Bioenergy LLC (CalBio), are collaborating to convert dairy waste into renewable electricity without combustion. CalBio’s dairy digester technology with Bloom Energy’s solid oxide fuel cell technology delivers an end-to-end

  • Toronto zoo to gain digester

    March 19, 2019 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO – The federal government is investing up to $2.7 million, subject to a formal funding agreement, to help ZooShare Biogas add new digester technology to its existing biogas plant in Toronto, which turns animal waste from the Toronto Zoo

  • News Biogas Truck

    CNG increasingly popular for waste collection vehicles

    February 22, 2019 by SWR Staff

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – The City of Fresno, California, signed a two-year agreement with Clean Energy for renewable liquified natural gas (RLNG) to power approximately 140 refuse trucks with its Redeem brand RNG for an anticipated annual total of 1.6

  • News Biogas

    Biomass research cluster lands federal funding

    February 18, 2019 by SWR Staff

    MONTREAL – The federal government will spend up to $7 million on the Biomass Cluster under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. The Cluster, led by the BioFuelNet Canada Network, will include an additional $3.1 million in contributions from industry, for a

  • Product Biogas

    Landfill methane detector

    December 26, 2018 by SWR Staff

    Dexter, MI – Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc., has released the new LANDTEC SEM5000 methane (CH4) detector, for landfill surface emissions monitoring (SEM). The SEM5000 meets or exceeds U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Method 21 – Determination of Volatile Organic Compound Leaks