Power From Food Scraps

livingonearth[1]Living on Earth, “Power from Food Scraps,” Curwood – Podcast – 2013.09.20  http://www.loe.org/shows/segments.html?programID=13-P13-00038&segmentID=4


Harvest Energy Garden – Richmond, BC – GRAND OPENING

We had an excellent day celebrating the partnerships that make the Energy Garden in Richmond BC possible.



  • Paul Sellew, founder and CEO Harvest Power
  • Honourable Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Canada’s Minister of National Revenue
  • Michael Weedon, CEO BC Bioenergy Network
  • Mayor Malcolm Brodie, Mayor of the City of Richmond and Chair of Metro’s Zero Waste Committee
  • Prof. Grossmann, CEO GICON

Energy Garden in Richmond, BC



  • Azom.com, “Harper Government Celebrates Official Opening of Harvest Power Energy Garden Site,” 2013.09.12
  • CBC OnlineMention of Kerry Lynne Findlay and contribution
  • Clean Energy Canad at TIDEScanada, “Peelings Power: The Energy Garden is Growing a Cleaner Future,” Michael Weedon 2013.09.12
  • CleanTechnica, “The Power of Rubbish: It’s Quite Good,” 2013.09.16
  • Electrical Business Magazine, “Harvest Power Energy Garden site marks official opening,” 2013.09.12
  • Richmond News, “One person’s trash is another one’s power: ‘Energy garden’ opens, organic recycling facility can power 900 homes a year,’” Philip Raphael 2013.09.12
  • Salon.com, “North America’s largest ‘commercial digester’ turns pizza crusts to energy,” Pete Danko 2013.09.12
  • Earth Techling, “In BC, Old Leftovers (And More) Become Power,” Pete Danko
  • SingTao, “美商列市設廠 廚餘轉化能源” 2013.09.13
  • Solid Waste & Recycling, “BC’s massive new AD facility feeds electricity grid,” SWR Staff 2013.09.12
  • Waste & Recycling News, “Harvest Power opens new anaerobic digester,” Jim Johnson 2013.09.12
  • Waste 360, “Harvest Power Starts Anaerobic Digestion Facility for Organic Waste,” Allan Gerlat 2013.09.12

Massachusetts businesses stay ahead of food waste ban

greenbiz.comGreenbiz/NRDC Switchboard, “Massachusetts businesses stay ahead of food waste ban,” Dana Gunders, 2013.08.01 http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2013/08/01/massachusetts-businesses-ahead-ban-food-waste

Efforts grow in Mass. to turn food waste into energy

Boston-Globe[1]Boston Globe, “Efforts grow in Mass to turn food waste into energy; State’s landfill rules spur plans for plants,” David Abel 2013.07.22  http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/07/21/new-industry-emerges-state-prepares-ban-commercial-food-waste/5oQrf2eCYJE9CvgYNPqIfP/story.html

Food waste law could make dollars and sense

bostonherald[1]Boston Herald, “Food waste law could make dollars and sense, Donna Goodison 2013.07.11 http://bostonherald.com/business/business_markets/2013/07/food_waste_law_could_make_dollars_and_sense

Bloomberg Plan Aims to Require Food Composting

NY-Times[1]NY Times, “Bloomberg Plan Aims to Require Food Composting,” Mireya Navarro 2013.06.16 http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/17/nyregion/bloombergs-final-recycling-frontier-food-waste.html

Bloomberg Announces 2013 New Energy Pioneers




Greentech Media, “Bloomberg Announces 2013 New Energy Pioneers,” Katherine Tweed 2013.04.23 http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/bloomberg-announced-2013-new-energy-pioneers

Breakfast TV Vancouver – Thor Visits Harvest Power

Screen-Shot-2013-04-26-at-1.19.14-PM1[1]CityTV’s Breakfast TV, “Thor Visits Harvest Power,” 2013.04.19  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BA4wQ7ejlxA

Just in time for Earth Day, Thor gets a lesson in completing the organic loop at Harvest Power in Richmond where they turn food scraps and yard trimmings into clean energy and compost.

Get the dirt on topsoils

North Shore News, “Get the dirt on topsoils,” Todd Major 2013.03.06 http://www.nsnews.com/technology/dirt+topsoils/8056197/story.htmlScreen-Shot-2013-03-07-at-10.38.22-AM[1]