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1201, 2022

Welcome David Darr: Vanguard Renewables New Chief Sustainability Officer

January 12th, 2022|

A conversation with David Darr, Chief Sustainability Officer at Vanguard Renewables, where he shares his background and how he plans to shape his role.

1111, 2021

Vanguard Renewables is proud to have both veterans and active members of the United States Army, Navy, and Air Force on our team

November 11th, 2021|

Vanguard Renewables supports and celebrates our military veterans

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Vanguard named one of 2021 Top 10 Waste Management Solutions Providers by Food & Beverage Technology Review magazine

November 3rd, 2021|

Food & Beverage Technology Review magazine recognized Vanguard Renewables in their waste management special issue as one of the 2021 Top 10 Waste Management Solutions Providers.

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Enbridge Makes $100M Investment in Vanguard for RNG ‘Virtuous Circle’

September 30th, 2021|

Canadian midstream giant Enbridge Inc. is investing up to $100 million in the U.S. renewable natural gas (RNG) sector as part of its strategy to lower its carbon footprint.

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Tour of Vanguard Renewables Depackaging Facility

September 3rd, 2021|

Vanguard Renewables advanced Organics Recycling Facility depackages and processes expired goods, off-spec batches, or unsafe to eat food and beverage products. The extracted food is transported and recycled at a Massachusetts Farm Powered anaerobic digester, where it is combined with farm waste and converted into renewable energy.

1907, 2021

Depackaging: A Sustainable Business Practice for Dealing with Food Waste

July 19th, 2021|

Food waste is one of the greatest challenges of our time and one that directly impacts people, planet, and profit. That being said, the average person may not realize how the food they throw away can have a negative impact on climate change.

2406, 2021

Webinar: How Companies and Consumers Are Catalyzing A More Regenerative Food System

June 24th, 2021|

View this webinar moderated by Morgan Collins, Head of Sustainable Finance at Starbucks, to get an inside look at how food industry leaders Chobani, PepsiCo, and renewable energy producer Vanguard Renewables work with farmers to expand regenerative agriculture practices and incorporate these strategies in customer communications to build loyalty that impacts the bottom line.

2306, 2021

Perspectives from the Food Waste Trenches

June 23rd, 2021|

At Vanguard Renewables, the unavoidable food and beverage "waste" from manufacturing and the supply chain waste that cannot be consumed by people or animals and was once sent to landfills or incineration is the fuel we use to power our farm-based renewable energy facilities

504, 2021

Regenerative Agriculture: Soil Health, Herd Health, Human Health

April 5th, 2021|

Regenerative ag is a growing, dynamic movement that has potential for tremendous climate reversal and healthy food production. When even Neil Young says, “Put the carbon back in the soil," you know it’s time to get on board.

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Farm-Based Food Waste Repurposing is Good for Vermont and for the Planet

April 1st, 2021|

The remarkable thing about food waste is that it can become either a dangerous greenhouse gas or an incredible ingredient to produce renewable energy and low carbon fertilizer. The deciding factor is based entirely on how we dispose of it.

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The Role of Renewable Natural Gas in the Decarbonization of Our Economy

March 1st, 2021|

The potential of renewable natural gas in the decarbonization landscape is examined in this Q&A with Johannes Escudero, CEO and Executive Director of the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas (RNG Coalition).

2901, 2021

Food Waste to Renewable Energy Webinar

January 29th, 2021|

Project Drawdown’s 2020 Review cites food waste reduction as the Number One solution in a list of 80+ solutions for combating climate change. Meet food industry leaders committed to pivot unavoidable food waste from a detrimental source of damaging greenhouse gas to carbon-negative renewable natural gas; a powerful tool to fight climate change.

2501, 2021

Starbucks, Unilever, and Dairy Farmers of America Discuss their Food Waste to Renewable Energy Alliance

January 25th, 2021|

Three founding members of the Farm Powered Strategic Alliance discuss their positions on food waste, renewable energy, and greenhouse gas emissions in this Q&A.

912, 2020

Starbucks, Unilever, DFA, and Vanguard Renewables commit to circular solution to food waste and GHG reduction launching Farm Powered Strategic Alliance

December 9th, 2020|

Vanguard Renewables is thrilled to share with you that we just launched the Farm Powered Strategic Alliance (FPSA) along with our founding partners Unilever, Starbucks, and Dairy Farmers of America.

912, 2020

Vanguard Renewables and the Farm Powered Strategic Alliance – A Pathway to a Healthier Planet

December 9th, 2020|

Together with food manufactures, retailers and farmers, Vanguard Renewables is designing a path to lower carbon emissions and mitigate climate change. Everyday, we recycle unavoidable food waste and farm waste into carbon negative renewable natural gas and low carbon fertilizer.

712, 2020

Farmers Benefit from Farm Powered Anaerobic Digestion

December 7th, 2020|

Farmers talk about the benefits of hosting a Farm Powered anaerobic digester on their farm including a diversified income stream to sustain the farm for future generations. They also reflect on overall benefits to the farm including regenerative agriculture best practices, increased crop yields and milk production, herd health, greenhouse gas reduction, manure management, and community relations.

2011, 2020

Farm-Based Food Waste Repurposing Provides a Pathway to a Healthier Planet

November 20th, 2020|

The pandemic has forced us, as a nation, to focus on the issues of environmental and personal health. How food is manufactured and how it is disposed of turns out to have direct and significant impact on both the personal health of the American Consumer as well as on our environment.

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Sustainable Brews Are More Than a Tasty Beverage

November 7th, 2020|

There’s nothing like a frosty glass of delicious beer. But, the process of making that refreshing libation generates a good amount of waste and wastewater. Craft brewers are increasingly turning toward sustainable solutions, including reducing their water and energy consumption, so they can do better by the environment.

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