WASATCH RESOURCE RECOVERY IN THE MEDIA

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, […]

Zero Hunger Hero: Shrinking landfills by turning trash into natural gas

Utah is now home to breakthrough technology in reducing greenhouse gases. Wasatch Resource Recovery, a partnership between ALPRO Energy & Water and the South Davis Sewer District., is capturing those gases and helping us heat our homes with what we throw in the trash. We visited the South Davis Sewer District in North Salt Lake, […]

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 […]