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A.I.M. Interview: SFCC’s Luke Spangenburg

The vision of developing a community college degree program to train a high technology algae workforce was launched at New Mexico’s Santa Fe Community College (SFCC) in 2009. Charles Bensinger assembled the program, with state funding, to start this Continue reading A.I.M. Interview: SFCC’s Luke Spangenburg

UC employs synergistic approach to AD, algae and biodiesel

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates that “a third of all the food produced in the world is never consumed,” totaling about 1.3 billion tons of waste a year. The U.S. alone wastes 40 percent of all food, worth an estimated $165 billion.

This waste decays in landfills and, without oxygen present, emits methane, which is a Continue reading UC employs synergistic approach to AD, algae and biodiesel

From Food Waste to Fuel, CEAS Does Energy Sustainability Better

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates that “a third of all the food produced in the world is never consumed,” totaling about 1.3 billion tons of waste a year. The United States alone wastes 40% of all food, worth an estimated $165 billion.

This waste decays in landfills and, without oxygen present, emits methane, which is a Continue reading From Food Waste to Fuel, CEAS Does Energy Sustainability Better