The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) recently announced $1.1 million in funding for three projects that will convert organic materials into energy. The awards will support the development of anaerobic digestion facilities in Bourne, Freetown and Hadley.
- Harvest Power, Bourne, MA: $400,000 to design and build an anaerobic digester for processing wastewater treatment sludge, food waste, fats, oils and grease.
- Stop & Shop, Freetown, MA: $400,000 to build a digester at Stop & Shop’s distribution center that will process unsold food from Stop & Shop’s regional stores.
- BGreen Energy, Barstow’s Longview Farm, Hadley, MA: $309.716 to upgrade an existing aneorobic digestion system and add a second generator, in-ground receiving tank and other equipment.
RecyclingWorks would like to congratulate the recipients of these funds! If your business or institution is interested in diverting inedible food waste, call the RecyclingWorks hotline: (888) 254-5525 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.