Zooshare Biogas Project Goes Live, First of its Kind in Canada

nature wildlife giraffe Zooshare Biogas Project Goes Live, First of its Kind in Canada

Innovative Project Turns Zoo Manure And Food Waste Into Energy Fit For The Grid To take a virtual tour of the ZooShare Biogas Project, TORONTO, ON, Thursday, August 19, 2021: Today, the ZooShare Biogas Cooperative, in partnership with the Toronto Zoo, Loblaw Companies Ltd. (Loblaw) and EnerFORGE announced that its most recent project has gone live. The ZooShare Biogas Project is the first of its kind in Canada and an example of the circular economy in action. It converts 2,000 tonnes of Zoo manure and 15,000 tonnes of food waste from grocery stores, restaurants and other businesses around the Greater Toronto Area into enough renewable power for approximately 250 homes while reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by as much as 20,000 tonnes per year. Additionally, after the incoming material has been processed it can be spread on nearby farm fields to support the growth of food the following season. The media are invited to take a virtual tour of the ZooShare biogas project to see how this unique site functions and hear comments from the partners. For ZooShare and the Toronto Zoo , the project represents a chance to raise their game in the fight against climate change. Reducing […]

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