December 13, 2010 The green light has been given by Portland Metro to Columbia Biogas to “build a facility that will use anaerobic digestion to transform commercial food waste into methane gas that will run engines to generate electricity.” The food waste will be collected from commercial and industrial sources and is “expected to produce [...]
One restaurant chooses to participate in a city-wide recycling program, turning food waste into reusable garden compost.
Article by Lizzy Caston, from the Edible Portland Magazine Photo by N. Scott Trimble Bijou Café staff dump the contents of an indoor compost bin into a larger, outdoor bin to be picked up by their garbage hauler. How Portland deals with its trash is changing — residentially and commercially. In May 2008, Portland households [...]