Multi-Year Partnership with Goleta Sanitary District, University of California-Santa Barbara, and California Energy Commission introduces First-of-its-Kind technology in the United States for food-waste-to-energy conversion
Attention: Environmental, agricultural, municipal, recycling & waste management reporters/editors
May 6, 2020 – Fairfield, CA / Cambridge, ON – For Immediate Release | Lystek International Limited (Lystek) multi-year food waste-to-energy demonstration project in Goleta, California has been showing positive results. As the lead project proponent, Lystek is working with the Goleta Sanitary District (GSD), University of California-Santa Barbara (UCSB), and the California Energy Commission (CEC). Lystek received partial funding for this demonstration project from the CEC in 2017 as part of their Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) program.
Under this project, source-separated organic (SSO) food waste from the UCSB is pre-processed using an innovative European de-packaging technology (Smicon) and co-digested in mobile skid-mounted…