Bioenergy Devco receives Top Project of the Year Award
This accolade recognises Bioenergy Devco Maryland bioenergy Center Jessup, MD as an exemplary leader making great strides in energy or environmental management, said the firm.
Bioenergy Devco's newest organics recycling facility, located on the Maryland Food Center campus in Jessup, MD, is the first anaerobic digester of its scale in the state.
The facility is capable of recycling 110,000 tons of organics annually to produce approximately 312,000 MMBtu of renewable natural gas for energy and 16,575 tons of rich, fertile soil amendment for agricultural and other land use.
The resulting greenhouse gasses prevented from being released into the atmosphere has the equivalent environmental impact of 69,061 acres of US Forests in one year, or 82 times the size of Central Park.
"We are honoured to be recognised by the Environment + Energy Leader judges for our state-of-the-art food waste recycling facility in Jessup, MD," said Shawn Kreloff, Bioenergy Devco CEO.
"At Bioenergy Devco we are leading a nationwide food waste recycling movement. Our commercial scale anaerobic digestion facilities can move our communities huge steps towards a circular energy economy and towards mitigating climate change."
Sarah Roberts, Co-President of E+E Leader, emphasised the rigorous selection process, stating: "This year's entrants had to surpass an exceptionally high bar to qualify for an award, thanks to a seasoned and discerning judging panel as well as stringent judging criteria."