WASATCH RESOURCE RECOVERY IN THE MEDIA

How this North Salt Lake plant will turn table scraps into natural gas

NORTH SALT LAKE — It is the only one of its kind in Utah, or the West for that matter, and it quietly occupies a patch of land in North Salt Lake, gobbling up the food waste from yogurt manufacturers, used restaurant oil, bad batches of beer, soda pop and discarded produce from grocery stores. […]

The Food Waste Place: Wasatch Resource Recovery’s Anaerobic Digester

Until this year, most of the organic waste from restaurants, grocery stores and food-manufacturing plants throughout the valley had one ignominious end: the landfill. Our discarded foodstuffs just lie there, gassing off methane into the atmosphere and can take up to 25 years to decompose a mere head of lettuce. But now, there’s a much […]

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 […]

No more free bags, a cannabis vendor and other news as Salt Lake City’s Downtown Farmers Market opens Saturday

Waste not • The market will continue its push to be a zero-waste event. Once again, there will be no plastic bottles sold, Einerson said. This year, Wasteless Solutions will be collecting and transporting still-edible produce and food products to the hungry. Food that no longer can be donated will be hauled to Wasatch Resource […]

Utah’s rotten, stinky food can now be transformed into natural gas and fertilizer. Grocery stores and restaurants rejoice.

North Salt Lake • Imagine Utah as home to a voracious beast, able to consume 5 million gallons of food scraps — from rotten lettuce and rancid hamburger to spoiled milk and dirty frying oil. What if this giant creature could grind and liquefy the waste, keeping it out of landfills and turning it into […]

Cutting-edge technologies catapult today’s manufacturing plants into tomorrow

Anaerobic digester for food waste Earlier this year, Wasatch Resource Recovery (WRR), Salt Lake City, Utah, opened the doors to what is said to be Utah’s first anaerobic digester for food waste. Once operational, the facility, designed in partnership with ALPRO Energy & Water, Salt Lake City, Utah, and South Davis Sewer District, West Bountiful, […]