Entries by Saltworks2020

Utah Facility Turns Old Food Into Renewable Energy

NORTH SALT LAKE, Utah – A Utah facility has come up with what they call a solution to the food waste problem while creating natural energy. “This really is the solution along the Wasatch Front for food waste,” said Morgan Bowerman, resource recovery and sustainability manager with Wasatch Resource Recovery. Bowerman said the facility gives […]

North Salt Lake is turning Food into Fuel

In this episode we visit Joe’s Valley where the largest bouldering festival in the Rockies takes place. When the locals- who mostly work in coal mines and power plants- first met these ‘climbers without ropes’ they were skeptical. Five years, a few rodeos and many meals later, these coal miners and the boulderers have created […]

Zero Hunger Hero: Salt Palace Convention Center

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Conventions at the Salt Palace brought more than half a million people through its doors in 2018, in fact it was a record-breaking year! With so many people, who’d think all their food, drink and trash is the biggest source of waste, but it’s not. “They’re completely away from plastic […]

Utah company turning food waste into renewable energy

A Utah company opened a facility that can capture renewable energy from food waste to produce enough natural gas for a city the size of Bountiful. Wasatch Resource Recovery said on Thursday that the facility will prevent methane from being released into the atmosphere. The impact will be equal to removing more than 75,000 cars […]