From Food Scraps to Fuel

Do you consider food scraps to be a resource? if you don’t already compost at your house, you may still be able to keep your food waste out of the landfill and turn it into a useful resource. If you live in the North Salt Lake region, you may soon be able to contribute your food scraps to the anaerobic digester called Wasatch Resource Recovery which turns food into fertilizer and natural… Read More

Netherlands’ Solar Road Working Better than Expected

By Fiona MacDonald, of Science Alert (http://www.sciencealert.com/solar-roads-in-the-netherlands-are-working-even-better-than-expected): The Netherlands made headlines last year when it built the world’s first solar road – an energy-harvesting bike path paved with glass-coated solar panels. Now, six months into the trial, engineers say the system is working even better than expected, with the 70-metre test bike path generating 3,000 kWh, or enough electricity to power a small household for a year. “If we translate this to an… Read More