Diversion Dynamics

In Southington, Connecticut, two biogas projects are a testimony to both the catalyzing impact of new organics diversion laws, and their limits.

Sen. Craig Miner, the Republican Senate chair of the General Assembly’s environment committee toured Quantum Biopower in Southington on Wednesday.

Last month's leftover casserole, rotting vegetables and other food waste will fuel two new facilities here to generate enough electricity to power thousands of homes a year.