Serving Up An Extreme Soup Kitchen

November 17, 2011

All eyes will be glued to the TV this Friday as Extreme Makeover: Home Edition serves up a 2-hour Thanksgiving Special with the story of the Dunning Family from Delaware. An earthquake and a hurricane threatened to stop the project, but volunteers from Sussex County Delaware rallied together to build a soup kitchen. Date: Friday Read more...

Lofty goals for new carbon tax in Australia

November 12, 2011

Despite an often knee-jerk negative reaction to anything with the word “tax” in it, the idea of carbon tax is catching hold around the world and there are highly positive implications.  Last year we posted on the results of the revenue-neutral carbon tax introduced in British Columbia in 2008,   a policy that  “ actually put Read more...

Harvest Power Wins GlobalGreen 200 Top Private Companies Award

September 15, 2011

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AlwaysOn, the silicon valley business media company, recently announced the 2011 “GoingGreen Global 200 Top Private Companies” that are pushing the greentech community forward into tomorrow’s clean world.  Harvest Power is very proud to have been recognized in the Resource Recovery and Waste Management category as one of the GlobalGreen 200. According to AlwaysOn, the Read more...

Department of Defense Gets Serious about Sustainable Energy Sources

August 12, 2011

One of the largest organizations in the world to make a comprehensive commitment to sustainability is, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). The DOD is the largest energy consumer on Earth, which means the potential for significant environmental benefits is enormous. In the 2010 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan, the DOD outlines several ambitious goals such Read more...

Biogas FAQ’s from the American Biogas Council

August 4, 2011

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We’ve defined biogas and Anaerobic digestion a number of times but there are lots of related questions people are curious about.  The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page of the American Biogas Council website is a treasure trove of facts, figures, terms and data about these revolutionary technologies. Who is the American Biogas Council (ABC)? Per Read more...

Food Scrap Collection at Events (taking care at the fair!)

July 21, 2011

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While most of us think of recycling in homes or businesses, increasingly people are finding ways to recycle at events.   There is considerable waste generated at fairs, conferences, sporting events, concerts, trade shows and other indoor and outdoor gatherings. Communities are beginning to take formal steps to help event producers minimize waste, recycle where Read more...

Find us at top clean technology events this spring!

May 9, 2011

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From coast to coast, we are all over North America this spring at a dizzying array of events covering bioenergy, alternative fuels,  clean technology, entrepreneurship and more!  Take a look: May 11 – BC Bioenergy Network Conference, Vancouver Summary:   BC Bioenergy Network is an industry-led initiative that is the catalyst for deploying near-term bioenergy technologies Read more...

International Compost Awareness week starts Monday!

April 29, 2011

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What is International Compost Week (ICAW)?   It is the largest and most comprehensive education initiative of the compost industry.  It is celebrated each year in the first full week of May.  Organic matter such as yard and food waste make up a huge percent of the waste generated around the world.   Composting that material Read more...

CLEAN California launches to unleash local clean energy

April 26, 2011

To maximize the benefits of clean energy development, Governor Brown of California has called for 12,000 megawatts of clean local energy to be installed in California communities by 2020.  This is a major development. A brand new campaign called Clean Local Energy Accessible Now for California (CLEAN California) seeks to meet the Governor’s call for Read more...

More Zero Waste Initiatives

April 20, 2011

1) Sonoco Recycling and Boeing have announced a partnership to to dramatically reduce waste and divert materials from landfills.   The program at the Boeing Dreamliner final assembly facility in South Carolina, is focused on finding alternative uses for the materials that could result in new revenue streams. For example, food scraps are collected in cafeterias Read more...

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