NORTH SALT LAKE, Utah (KUTV) — A new facility by Wasatch Resource Recovery (WRR) is working to capture bad methane gases before they’re released into the atmosphere from organic waste we create and turn it into energy. “We hear about our carbon footprint a lot, food waste is big on our methane footprint,” said Morgan […]
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NORTH SALT LAKE — Throwing out food no longer means it has to go to waste thanks to a new facility in Utah that converts food waste to clean, renewable energy. Utah’s first and only anaerobic food waste digester opened to the public Thursday for an open house highlighting how the center will turn food […]
NORTH SALT LAKE, Utah — A new facility in North Salt Lake will soon transform thousands of tons of food waste into natural gas, providing clean energy while keeping methane from contributing to climate change. Wasatch Resource Recovery is a public-private partnership between the South Davis Sewer District and ALPRO Energy and Water. The plant, […]
NORTH SALT LAKE — The Wasatch Resource Recovery facility, Utah’s first anaerobic digester dedicated to food waste diversion, is inviting the public to tour the facility during an open house on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anaerobic digestion is a biological process where microbes break down biodegradable material without oxygen. The […]
Wasatch Resource Recovery will be the first food waste anaerobic digester in Utah. The project, based in North Salt Lake, expects to be fully operational in fall 2018, and Morgan Olsen Bowerman, sustainability and resource recovery manager at Wasatch Resource Recovery, can’t wait. Olsen Bowerman oversees the sourcing of food waste from restaurants, grocery stores, […]
Earth Day is right around the corner and if you are looking for ways to get involved or reduce your footprint, look no further than the fridge. According to the United Sates Department of Agriculture, up to 60 percent of food waste occurs in households and businesses. While composting is an option for some of […]
North Salt Lake • State and local officials broke ground for Utah’s first food digester Thursday morning in a project aimed at reducing landfill waste and harnessing unused renewable energy. The North Salt Lake facility, to be opened in late 2018, will deploy anaerobic digesters to grind and liquify food waste, then use water, heat […]
A new facility is being built in North Salt Lake to turn food waste into energy. It’s the first of a kind in Utah. Gov. Gary Herbert (R) helped kick off construction on Thursday. The South Davis Sewer District has teamed up with a company called ALLPRO Energy & Water to build this energy facility […]