Tag: recycling

EPA Launches Nutrient Recycling Challenge

Every year, livestock producers manage over a billion tons of animal manure containing valuable nutrients, specifically nitrogen and phosphorus. Given the magnitude of scale, there is a tremendous opportunity to generate environmental and economic benefits from the nutrients found in livestock waste. Manure can be a resource as a renewable fertilizer, but must be handled […]

Louisville Power Plant Unveils Coal By-Product Recycling Facility

On Monday, April 22nd LG&E unveiled a recycling facility at their Mill Creek Generating Station that will turn coal byproducts into agricultural fertilizer.  The move appears to capitalize on the use of coal fly ash as a soil amendment in agricultural systems.  The Center for Applied Energy Research at the University of Kentucky currently conducts […]