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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Construction of Ward Hill Anaerobic Digester More Than Half Way Complete

An organics-to-energy construction project at a Ward Hill farm has passed the halfway mark, and is on target to begin selling electricity to the city this coming spring. Vanguard Renewables of Wellesley has completed about 63 percent of the project at the 350-acre Crescent Farm...

Deerfield methane digester getting hooked up to grid

A million methane digester-power generator that went online at the beginning of March was finally showing signs late this week of being fully connected at Bar-Way Farm, nine months after the 1-megawatt generator was supposed to have been churning out electricity for the power grid.

Middlebury College, Goodrich Farm, Vermont Gas, and Vanguard Renewables Announce Farm Powered RNG partnership.

Middlebury College will significantly reduce its carbon footprint thanks to an innovative partnership with Goodrich Family Farm in Salisbury, Vt., Vanguard Renewables of Wellesley, Mass., and Vermont Gas.

Running on fumes

One new industry’s future in Massachusetts could depend on piles of cow manure, an endless stream of food scraps, and some help from the State House.