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Food waste becomes energy at new plant in North Salt Lake

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, […]

Wasatch Resource Recovery open house set for Feb. 7

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’s Olsen Bowerman Finds Hope in Waste

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, […]