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Evaluating Anaerobic Digestion for Municipal Organics Recycling

Expert BlogUnited StatesDarby Hoover
Anaerobic digestion (AD) can be an effective component of a municipal recycling system, ensuring that organic materials like food scraps are processed for use as soil amendments while also extracting energy as a secondary benefit. However, AD also has numerous…

The Appropriations Process: What It Means for NRDC

Expert BlogUnited StatesKyle T. Jones
As the annual march toward funding the U.S. government continues for fiscal year 2023, let’s pause to examine the process for how that funding is accomplished, and how it can be used to advance key environmental initiatives.

Albany Environmental Roundup: 2021 Victories and 2022 Agenda

Expert BlogNew YorkMarisa Guerrero, Rich Schrader

New York State secured several key environmental and public health victories in 2021 -- and that momentum is continuing into 2022, as we push for bills to expand the use of electric vehicles, improve energy efficiency, promote food security, and…

We Can Transform U.S. Industry

Expert BlogUnited StatesSasha Stashwick, Dr. David B. Goldstein, Arjun Krishnaswami
In its detailed and ambitious report, the Select Committee offers dozens of solutions and policy recommendations. If implemented, these recommendations would meaningfully address the climate emergency across the U.S. economy, including a specific plan to achieve a net-zero emissions industrial…

Guide for Hiring a City Food Waste Coordinator

ResourceMadeline Keating
Best practices for creating a city staff position dedicated to food waste reduction, cross-agency collaboration, work planning, and sourcing potential funding.

Fracking 101

GuideTexas, Pennsylvania, New York, California, North Dakota, FloridaMelissa Denchak
Hydraulic fracturing has upended the global energy landscape and made fossil fuels big business in the United States. Mounting evidence shows that it poses serious threats to our health, environment, and climate future. Here’s a look at the fracking boom…