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Making fuel from food waste

Waltham firm must clear hurdles before capitalizing on leftovers

Harvest Power of Waltham bought an existing 22-acre facility in Canada that was already producing compost from food and yard waste. It will build an energy-producing plant on the site. (Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff) Harvest Power of Waltham bought an existing 22-acre facility in Canada that was already producing compost from food and yard waste. It will build an energy-producing plant on the site.
By Scott Kirsner
Globe Columnist / February 21, 2010

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A hungry young company in Waltham is eyeing that half-eaten bagel on your plate, that grapefruit rind, and those first few pancakes that didn’t come out quite right. Harvest Power Inc. looks at leftover food from homes, restaurants, and supermarkets as an underutilized resource. (Full article: 1223 words)

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