15th Annual Conference
BioCycle REFOR15

Renewable Energy From Organics Recycling

Anaerobic Digestion
Biogas Markets • Food Waste
Manure • Composting • Biofuels
Official Conference Of The
American Biogas Council

October 19, 20, 21, 22, 2015 • Boston, Massachusetts • DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore

Agenda: Monday Workshops & Symposium | Tuesday & Wednesday Sessions | Thursday Site Tours | Keynote Speakers
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Site Tours
Thursday, October 22, 2015
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Fee: $115

Updated 8.13

SITE TOUR 1

North of Boston

Box lunch included. Preregistration required.
Bus will stop at Logan International Airport before returning to DoubleTree North Shore hotel (Danvers, MA).

greater_lawrenceGreater Lawrence Sanitary District, North Andover, MAAnaerobic digester upgrades, biosolids dryer fueled with biogas, plans to accept food waste to fuel co-gen facility.

Stonyfield Yogurt, Londonderry, NHAnaerobic digester with aerobic polishing unit pretreats high strength yogurt production wastewater prior to discharge. Biogas fed to boiler to heat digester.

university of new hampshireUniversity of New Hampshire Organic Dairy Research Farm (ODRF), Lee, NHMini workshop on compost heat recovery system design and operation. Tour of ODRF 8-bay aerated static pile manure composting operation that captures thermal energy in the hot compost process air and in the water molecules of the vapor stream.

SITE TOUR 2

West of Boston

Box lunch included. Preregistration required.
Bus will stop at Logan International Airport before returning to DoubleTree North Shore hotel (Danvers, MA).

whole foodsWhole Foods Market, Andover, MAProcessing of grocery store organics in Grind2Energy on-site food waste processing system with 3,000-gallon storage tank for the slurry. Compliance with state commercial organics disposal ban.

agreenAGreen Energy/Jordan Dairy Farm, Rutland, MADairy manure, food scraps and food processing by-products are processed in a quasar energy group anaerobic digester that is operated by Casella Organics. Biogas powers a 500 kW engine.

agreenCity Soil & Greenhouse and Agrilab Technologies, Mattapan, MACity Soil & Greenhouse operates City of Boston yard trimmings composting site and recently installed an Agrilab Compost Heat Wagon and greenhouse to utilize heat and CO2 recovered from compost.