Closing the Loop: An On-Site, Circular Economy Solution for Grocery Retailer Food Waste

Closing the Loop: An On-Site, Circular Economy Solution for Grocery Retailer Food Waste

Optimizing a ‘farm to fork’ food strategy has been an objective within the grocery sector in recent years, through initiatives such as improved access to locally grown fresh and wholesome raw and prepared foods. But the ‘farm to fork’ voyage represents only one part of the story.  What happens to the organic by-products generated byContinue Reading

BLOOM Clean Technology Demonstration Program – Round 2 Projects Announced

BLOOM Clean Technology Demonstration Program – Round 2 Projects Announced

BLOOM is pleased to announce that grant funding has been approved to support the completion of six clean technology demonstration projects. The projects are diverse and represent key sectors of Ontario’s economy. The demonstrations are unique collaborative projects involving both a cleantech solution provider and an end-use customer ‘host’ who is representative of the broaderContinue Reading

Demonstrating the Benefits of a Carbon Neutral Farm in Rural Ontario

Demonstrating the Benefits of a Carbon Neutral Farm in Rural Ontario

On March 15, 2018, more than 45 diverse stakeholders, including dairy farmers, industry associations, government agencies, and local community groups, attended an Open House at Harcolm Farms in Beachville, Ontario for one reason: to celebrate the first installation in North America of a small, factory built farm-scale anaerobic digester that captures methane from dairy cattleContinue Reading

BLOOM and Earthshine Lay Out a Bold Vision and Approach to Support the Sustainable Growth of Ontario’s Craft Beer Industry

BLOOM and Earthshine Lay Out a Bold Vision and Approach to Support the Sustainable Growth of Ontario’s Craft Beer Industry

Ontario’s craft beer industry is already a major success story. It has grown rapidly and now boasts about 234 independent craft breweries operating in more than 110 communities across Ontario, with many more planning to ‘turn on the taps’ in the near future. According to Kevin Jones, President and CEO, BLOOM, “Ontario’s craft beer storyContinue Reading

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