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Digester Developer Finds Sweet Spots


Vanguard Renewables uses an “everybody wins” approach as it builds, owns and operates anaerobic digesters on dairy farms to process food waste and manure according to a recent article by Nora Goldstein in BioCycle Magazine.

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Young people say not recycling is a dealbreaker


74 percent of Americans would rather shop and spend money at a business that recycles and reuses materials according to a new study by The Recycling Partnership.

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Food to Fuel—It is Not as Easy as it Seems!


Food to Fuel article in December Waste Advantage Magazine by Vanguard CEO John Hanselman touches on the challenges and the benefits of organics recycling to renewable energy.

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Considering cleaner alternatives to natural gas


John Hanselman’s Letter to the Editor response to a recent Boston Globe editorial regarding alternatives to conventional natural gas

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How recycling is changing in all 50 states


There have been significant recent changes in the recycling landscape for municipalities since the exit of China and these are affecting municipalities and haulers in Massachusetts and around the country.

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NWRA Recognizes the Best in Recycling


The 2018 Organics Recycler of the Year Award went to Vanguard Renewables. Vanguard’s Farm Powered organics recycling and anaerobic digester program vertically integrates the organics feedstock chain and farms to solve food waste challenges, generate renewable energy and sustain farms.

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Vanguard Renewables Named 2018 Organics Recycler of the Year By the National Waste & Recycling Association


The award recognizes the substantial contribution that Vanguard’s Farm Powered organics recycling and renewable energy production program is making to protect the environment and advance the waste and recycling industry.

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Vanguard’s Farm Powered Organics Recycling Program Solves Food Waste Challenges and Sustains Farms


Vanguard’s Farm Powered Food Waste Recycling Program solves food waste challenges and sustains farms.

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How Now Cow Power?


When the state banned commercial food waste from landfills in October 2014, anaerobic digestion advocates predicted a win, win, win—a much-needed destination for food waste, an economic lifeline to endangered dairy farms, and a new source of clean energy.

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Vanguard Renewables working with CT farmers to bring Farm Powered renewable energy to the State


You can think of an anaerobic digester as a big metal stomach. Biodegradables go in, get composted, and turned into energy. And now, the hope is that the waste turns into a profit.

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