Napa’s next contract with Napa Recycling & Waste Services is likely to cost the city 10 to 30 percent more than its current deal for solid waste collection and recycling, city officials wrote the City Council last week. The cost of a new agreement, which likely would begin in 2017, is expected to exceed $250 million over a term of 12 to 14 years....More
Three years after Toledo got out of the trash-collection business and went through Lucas County to hire a private firm for garbage pick-up citywide, Mayor D. Michael Collins is mulling over a way to get back into that business....More
North Carolina’s struggle to convert animal waste into energy has blown up into a legal spat between Duke Energy Progress and a New York private equity firm that plans to burn turkey droppings as an energy fuel supplied by more than a million birds in Duplin County....More
Food processing and agricultural waste converted into electrical power is now part of the electricity profile of Le Sueur, Minnesota, and 11 other municipal electric utilities that are members of the Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (MMPA). The Hometown BioEnergy facility, located in Le Sueur, has begun operation on schedule and is producing electricity from biogas created from agricultural and food processing waste....More
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