An Illinois project will be Waste Management’s third to use landfill gas to produce natural gas, some of which will be used in its CNG collection vehicles.
Gas oozing up from a landfill 90 miles away are being converted to energy and are now part of the clean energy portfolio for Palo Alto, Calif.
The All-Gas project aims to turn wastewater into something that can actually move us forward as a species.
Using 10,000-year-old building methods and eschewing all electricity, the Adere Amellal Hotel in Egypt’s Siwa Oasis may be one of the most energy efficient, sustainable hotels in the world.
NYC says diverting food waste from landfills will save $100 million per year.
By installing its own anaerobic conversion system, the chain will offset its energy consumption and eliminate unnecessary truck trips.
The Bio Intelligent Quotient House in Hamburg included glass bio-reactors in its walls to produce algae for biogas fuel and to provide passive cooling via a series of louvered panels.
In a win for the environment, a big anaerobic digester project in Wisconsin will use 500,000 gallons of cheese-factory wastewater a day to produce electricity, heat and fertilizer.
Here is a selection of 10 planned, existing or rebooted data centers that have made some impressive strides in reducing their carbon footprints.
San Diego’s planned La Jolla Commons II complex, powered by biogas fuel cell technology, will become the largest net-zero office building in the United States once complete in 2014.