Amy McCrae Kessler Speaks to N.Y. Federation of Solid Waste & Recycling Associations About the Growth of Organics Recycling in the U.S.
Amy McCrae Kessler, Esq., EVP, Head of Environmental & Regulatory Affairs and Founder of Turning Earth, spoke about the remarkable growth of anaerobic digestion industry in the U.S. over the last 5 years to a General Session at the Annual Conference of the New York Federation of Solid Waste & Recycling Associations on May 6, 2015. Ms. McCrae Kessler highlighted the American Biogas Council’s work since 2010 to raise the profile of biogas as a sustainable materials management and renewable energy power-house, organics diversion policy and legislation in the Northeast and on the West Coast, and the U.S. Biogas Opportunities Road Map issued jointly by U.S.E.P.A., U.S.D.A. and U.S.D.O.E in 2014. Sharing the significant community economic, environmental and energy independence benefits of Turning Earth’s integrated high solids anaerobic digestion and in-vessel composting facility currently under development in Southington, Connecticut, Ms. McCrae Kessler emphasized that integrated organics recycling facilities can bring the same benefits to countless communities across the U.S.