-Midwest Food Recovery Summit - September 6-8, 2017 - Des Moines Marriott Downtown
-WasteExpo 2017 - May 9-11, 2017 - Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
-"Impact Bioenergy Sees Pickup in Demand for Portable Anaerobic Digesters" (2017, April 18) Press Release.
-"It's Time for Investors to 'Lean-In' on Wasted Food" (2017, April 11) NRDC Blog by JoAnne Berkenkamp (NRDC) and Allan Pearce (Trillium Asset Managment)
-"SEaB Food Waste Anaerobic Digestion Project at UC Davis" (2017, April 11) Waste Management World.
-"BioHiTech Global Acquires Minority Interest in the Nation's First MBT Municipal Solid Waste Resource Recovery Facility" (2017, March 29) PR Newswire. **BioHiTech Global hired an experienced Senior Executive for Marketing in December 2016**
-"Global Anaerobic Digester Market-Degremont, ADI System, Voith, Paques" (2017, February 14) Registrar Daily.
-"The Conservative Case For Carbon Dividends" (2017, February) Climate Leadership Council.
-"Schneider Electric buys Renewable Choice Energy" (2017, January 19) Biz West.
-"Waste-to-energy facility brings smelly complications" (2017, January 15) Coloradoan.
General Industry Status:
-ReFED (2016) A Roadmap to Reduce U.S.Food Waste by 20 Percent. (funded by foundations D & L. Packard, Walmart, Impact Assets, et al.)
-“New Crop of Companies Reaping Profits from Wasted Food” (2016, May 24) New York Times by S. Strom. (identifies some participants pursuing waste recovery, etc.)
-"A Food Waste Company Connected Its Low-Tech Digesters To The Cloud Using AWS and Slack" (2016, September 23) Forbes by A. Kondrad.
-Cook, R. An Analysis of New and Emerging Food Waste Recycling Technologies and Opportunities for Application. (high level analysis of biological digestion applications)
-Burbano, M. Transforming Food Waste Into Fuel. (CDM Smith principal environmental engineer and project manager comments on wastewater treatment plans, co-digestion, and FOG - fats, oils and grease - as they relate to emergent food waste to fuel systems)
-Frangoul, A. Plug and Play Anaerobic Digestion Takes Your Waste and Turns it Into Biogas. (a look at SEaB Energy's "plug and play" small scale anaerobic digesters)
-Ngoc Bao Dung Thi. Electricity generation comparison of food waste-based bioenergy with wind and solar powers: A mini review. (analysis of investment costs and economic benefits of bioenergy solutions)
-EPA. Turning Food Waste into Energy at the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD). (climate change implications)
Food Systems in Transition create Opportunities, Pressures & Threats:
-Juniper, T. (2016) What’s REALLY Happening to Our Planet? (NY: DK-Penguin). (lots of “graphics and visuals,” e.g., carbon cycle, where does “waste” go?)
-Nordhaus, W. (2013) Climate Casino: Risk, Uncertainty & Economics. (prominent economist at Yale Univ. examines “carbon pricing” forecasts)
-Rockstrom, J. and M. Klum (2015). Big World, Small Planet. Yale University Press. (“planetary boundaries” analyzed from Stockholm Resilience Center)
-Stern, N. (2015). Why Are We Waiting? The Logic, Urgency, and Promise of Tackling Climate Change. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. (Lord N. Stern was initially globally famous for “The Stern Report” of 2007)
Organizations with Related Interests:
-Environmental Defense Fund – www.EDF.org (major concerns with GHGs, etc.)
-Ellen MacArthur Fdn – www.EllenMacArthurFoundation.org - “circular economy”
-Natural Resources Defense Council – www.NRDC.org (working with Rockefeller Fdn.)
-Rockefeller Foundation -- www.Rockefeller.org (works with other organizations like NRDC on “food waste”)
-Council for Agricultural Science & Technology – www.CAST-science.org