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Harvest Named to Global Cleantech 100 for Sixth Year in a Row!

This week Harvest is abuzz at the Cleantech Forum in San Francisco.  On Monday night, Harvest was named to the 2015 Cleantech 100; CEO Christian Kasper took the stage to accept the recognition. Then, on Tuesday afternoon he convenes with other leaders in the industry to discuss the circular economy and future opportunities. This is the […]

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After Gobbling $20M, Harvest Still Hungry for Table Scraps

Xconomy’s Jeff Engel explores the chicken-and-egg conundrum of communities that want to divert food scraps from landfills yet lack the capacity to do so. Harvest Power’s CEO Christian Kasper provides the path forward “to break that deadlock” and support North America with the infrastructure it needs to recycle organic waste. Read the article.

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Harvest announces $20M in fresh funding and new CEO

Wow. It’s an exciting new chapter at Harvest Power: Today we announced $20 million in fresh funding from our awesome investors, adopted a strategic growth plan for our organics management business, and welcomed Christian G. Kasper as he took the helm as CEO. In his remarks to the company today, Chris thanked Kathleen Ligocki for her dynamic leadership […]

Kathleen Ligocki, courtesy of Mark Arbeit with the original at http://fortune.com/2015/09/09/harvest-power-kathleen-ligocki/

Fame and Fortune with Food Waste

September 2015 has been a big month for food waste aficionados, especially for Harvest Power’s CEO Kathleen Ligocki. First, Ligocki was featured in Fortune‘s clever article on Harvest Power. The author, Beth Kowitt, observes, “What we eat – or rather don’t eat – is the next frontier of recycling, and Harvest is in a unique position to capitalize.” […]

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Could your child’s uneaten broccoli help provide electricity?

How Harvest Power is transforming food waste into a power source. HIGHLIGHTS: “The site is far enough from the likes of Splash Mountain and the Cinderella Castle to keep the aroma of rotting lettuce and onions from disrupting the magic of the Magic Kingdom,” and “What we eat – or rather don’t eat – is […]

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MassCEC Awards $1.1 Million for Clean Energy Projects

PRESS RELEASE: Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton recently announced $1.1 million in funding for three projects across Massachusetts – in Bourne, Freetown, and Hadley – that will convert organic materials into energy via anaerobic digestion technology. “Harvest Power is excited about the potential to bring a new clean energy project to the […]

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Florida’s $6.2 billion Advanced Energy Economy

Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), a trade group representing purveyors of energy efficiency products and services, issued a report that asserts “advanced” energy industries currently account for an estimated $6.2 billion of annual revenue in Florida. View press release. QUOTE “Our Orlando renewable biogas facility demonstrates that we can convert tons of organic wastes that would […]

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The Food Waste Frontier: Harvest Power Turns Juice into Juice

Earth911, “The Food Waste Frontier: Harvest Power Turns Juice into Juice,” by Madeleine Somerville I’m no stranger to green living and sometimes it feels like I’ve seen it all. I wrote a book chock full of recipes for things like Eco-friendly toothpaste and laundry detergent, I’ve interviewed green-trepreneurs, and I’ve reported on everything from sustainable […]

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NationSwell

NationSwell, “Inside the Business of Turning Your Leftovers into 33 Million Bags of Mulch,” by Chris Peak Waste, energy and agriculture. These three massive topics will affect how our ecosystem fares in the future. Harvest Power, a company founded in 2008, is providing local solutions that intersect all three. And they start by changing one unlikely […]

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CapeNews

CapeNews, “No Smell, No Noise, No Worry – Visit to Harvest Power Plant in Florida Allays Concerns,” by Michael J. Rausch. A proposed new trash-to-gas-to-electricity facility proposed to be built and operated at a section of the Bourne landfill should not pose any odor or noise pollution problems to the town. That was the upshot […]

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Clean Technica

Clean Technica, “Harvest Power Rebuilds Topsoil and Produces Energy with the Process,” by Glenn Meyers The people from Harvest Power believe solutions to our planet’s energy and pollution problems must be addressed first at a grass roots level, “where people and organizations can work together in a climate of mutual responsibility and trust.”

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Tossed Out

Tossed Out: A Special Report on Food Waste in America, by Harvest Public Media (no relation of Harvest Power, Inc). Part of the report includes an in-home look at one family in Iowa’s strategies for food waste reduction. Farmers and growers have made gigantic advancements in food production over the last century, ensuring more food […]

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Disney World’s biogas facility: a model for converting food waste into energy

Guardian Sustainable Business, “Disney World’s biogas facility: a model for converting food waste into energy,” by Marc Gunther   The circular economy at Disney World may not be as pretty as Cinderella’s Castle, but this process for turning organic waste into energy, which is known as anaerobic digestion, could turn out to be the best way to extract […]

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Metro Vancouver hopes to boost compost rates with new ad campaign

  Business in Vancouver, “Metro Vancouver hopes to boost compost rates with new ad campaign.”   Metro Vancouver is hoping an adorable mascot made out of pasta leftovers will convince residents that “food isn’t garbage.” … Banning organic material from the landfill will reduce methane gas, a contributor to global warming, according to Metro Vancouver. […]

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Harvest Garden Pro Locating in Iredell County, NC

JD News, “Harvest Power Division Headquarters Locating in Iredell County,” Governor McCrory’s Press Office Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Harvest Garden Pro, LLC a division of Harvest Power, Inc. is planning to locate its division headquarters in Iredell County, creating 33 jobs and investing approximately $120,000 over the […]