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GreenLabs Recycling Sustainability Series: Vanguard Renewables

Vanguard Renewables featured in Green Labs Recycling's Sustainability Highlight blog, a recurring series featuring Massachusetts businesses with sustainability-focused missions.

Dairy Farmers of America Work With Vanguard Renewables to Feed Food Insecure Families

John Hanselman, Vanguard Renewables CEO and David Darr of Dairy Farmers of America talk about the Farmers Feeding Families initiative to help combat food insecurity on this podcast with U.S. Farmers & Ranchers in Action.

The Gas Industry’s Survival Plan: Make Fuel From Cow Poop

Fossil fuel companies think renewable natural gas is the answer to their PR problems. Environmentalists think not.

DFA aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 30% by 2030

As a cooperative invested in the dairy supply chain from farm to table, DFA is taking a strong position by setting a science-based target and committing to reduce both direct and value chain GHG emissions by 30% by 2030.

Virginia’s Dominion Energy is transforming itself into a renewable energy powerhouse

Dominion is working with startup Vanguard Renewables, which deploys manure to renewable natural gas systems at dairy farms.

Feeding Families in Need: Renewable Energy Companies Enter the Mix

As U.S. food assistance programs grapple with overwhelming demand during the coronavirus pandemic, some in New England are finding support from unusual partners—renewable energy companies.

Turning Manure Into Money

When Randy Jordan, a fifth-generation dairy farmer in central Massachusetts, looked into turning manure from his 300 cows into natural gas more than a decade ago, he just wanted to find a way to lower his increasingly painful electric bill.

Millions of Gallons of Stale Beer Is One Hangover From Lockdown

In the concert halls, stadiums and bars across the U.S. that have fallen silent during the coronavirus pandemic, an unusual problem has emerged: what to do with the vast quantity of beer that’s gone past its sell-by date.

Vermont dairy farmers hope anaerobic digester can provide financial boost

The Goodrich Family of Goodrich Family Farm in Salisbury, VT is hopeful the Farm Powered anaerobic digester being constructed by Vanguard Renewables will provide a financial boost to the farm, reduce the farm’s environmental impact, and offer lessons for other farmers seeking revenue from renewable natural gas.