29 Jul '13, 11am

US Food Giant Unveils A New Waste To Energy Production System - - #AlternativeEnergy #Biogas #Green #Tech #Earth

The Kroger Company has unveiled a clean energy production system that will convert food that can’t be sold or donated into clean energy in order to power the company’s Ralphs/Food4Less Compton distribution centre in California, USA. The system is based on an Anaerobic Digestion (AD) waste to energy converter which will process more than 55,000 tons of organic food waste into renewable energy annually while providing power for the 650,000 square foot distribution centre. The processing of the food waste will also reduce area truck trips by more than 500,000 miles each year. The Kroger Recovery System uses a sophisticated process to convert the carbon in organic material into renewable methane “We are committed to finding solutions for food waste and clean energy, and we believe this is a meaningful step forward,” said Rodney McMullen, Kroger’s President and Chief Operating ...

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