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Hello BESTers,

Kroger, the nation's largest grocery store chain, has installed a food 
waste digester at one of its distribution centers in Compton, CA.  The 
digester will handle 55,000 tons of leftover food that cannot be sold or 
donated.  The biogas produced by the digester will offset 20% of the 
energy needs at the distribution center and significantly reduce the 
miles needed to truck the food waste to its previous disposal site.  The 
biofertilizer from the digester is also used on farms nearby.  Let's 
hope that Publix is paying attention to this so someday we will see 
supermarket food waste digestion in Florida.

Have a great weekend,
Ryan

http://www.waste-management-world.com/articles/2013/05/video--kroger-opens-food-waste-to-biogas-anaerobic-digestion-pla.html

Kroger opens food waste to biogas anaerobic digestion plant
Waste Management World
Ben Messenger
May 17, 2013