California awards $12 million in grants for biogas projects

July 4, 2018 |

In California, the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery has awarded more than $25 million in California Climate Investments to bolster organics recycling infrastructure in the state and rescue edible food for Californians in need. The projects in 10 California communities are set to transform nearly a half-million tons of discarded food, green waste, and other organic materials into value-added products like biofuel, compost, fertilizers, and soil amendments.

Contra Costa Waste Services
Partnering with Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano

Contra Costa

Purchase of new equipment and infrastructure upgrades at Mount Diablo Resource Recovery park to utilize existing anaerobic digesters for increased organic waste landfill diversion and biogas production. Includes a food rescue partnership with Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano.


CR&R Incorporated


Third of a three-phase project at a current anaerobic digestion facility in Perris. Expansion increases organic waste landfill diversion and increases biofuel used to fuel CR&R vehicle fleet.


Santa Barbara County

Santa Barbara

Develop an anaerobic digestion facility at the Tajiguas Landfill to process currently landfilled organics into biogas and compost.


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