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Bright Feeds, Connecticut’s New Food Waste Recycler, Opens Plant in Berlin

Licensed for 450 tons of food waste per day, Bright Feeds' inaugural plant converts unwanted food into animal feed—reducing greenhouse gas emissions and saving companies and municipalities money.

Bright Feeds, Connecticut’s New Food Waste Recycler, Opens Plant in Berlin
Bright Feeds Launch

Katie Dykes, Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), cuts the ribbon at Bright Feeds' new plant in Berlin, CT

BERLIN, Conn. - November 3, 2022 - (Newswire.com)

Bright Feeds, a New England-based green startup, opened its first food waste processing plant in Berlin, Connecticut, last week. Licensed to process 450 tons of food waste per day for the next 10 years, the plant is positioned to fill a waste processing gap left by the July 2022 closure of the MIRA plant in nearby Hartford.

"With Bright Feeds here, we have a bright future in Connecticut," says Katie Dykes, Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP). "I'm excited about what this could mean, not just for Berlin, but for helping Connecticut solve this waste disposal crisis in a really exciting way."

Bright Feeds' 25,000-square-foot plant uses cutting-edge artificial intelligence and drying technology to convert unwanted food into an all-natural, nutritious soy and corn substitute for animal feed. Bright Feeds developed its proprietary drying technology with engineers at Boston College and Worcester Polytechnic Institute. It uses best-in-class technology sourced from around the globe, and manufactured and assembled in the U.S. 

At capacity, the environmental impact of the Berlin plant is equivalent to removing 22,000 cars from the road every year. The carbon-negative process uses less energy and is more scalable than other food waste recycling solutions. 

"Not only are we solving the food waste problem, but we're doing it in a way that's more efficient than anything else commercially available," says Bright Feeds President and COO Tim Rassias.

Food waste is a key contributor to climate change:

  • Globally, if food waste were a country, it would be the third greatest greenhouse gas emitter after China and the U.S. (World Resources Institute).
  • In the U.S., about 40% of food is never eaten—and nearly 70% of that waste typically ends up in landfills or greenhouse gas-emitting incinerators (USDAEPA).
  • New England produced over 2 million tons of food waste in 2019, with 520,000 tons produced in Connecticut, where food makes up about 22% of disposed waste (Connecticut waste study).

"41% of what we burn and bury every year is actually valuable material: It's food scraps, it's yard waste, it's all kinds of organics that are incredibly valuable and can be repurposed," says Dykes. "The Bright Feeds model is, for the first time, at scale, turning food waste into a food source for animals, which is one of the best uses for organic material under Connecticut's waste hierarchy." 

According to the EPA, feeding animals is the top solution for reducing food waste after feeding hungry people.

"Yes, we can turn it into compost. Yes, we can turn it into energy. Those are all good—but the best thing is to take this stuff and preserve it as food and use it," says Bright Feeds Board Chairman and investor Scott Kalb. "That's what we're doing."

Thanks to its pioneering technology, Bright Feeds can accept a wider variety of food waste than its competitors: not just dry, grain-based waste, but also vegetables, fruit, and other wet waste. 

"We're a one-stop shop for food waste," says CEO Jonathan Fife. "We built our whole process around taking a variety of inputs and producing a consistent, high-quality feed."

Using a variety of food waste enables Bright Feeds to consistently produce a highly nutritious product. Bright Feeds then sells the meal to animal feed manufacturers who use it as an ingredient in their feed.

Bright Feeds keeps food out of the waste stream—and saves money for food producers, waste management companies, and municipalities.

New England's ongoing waste crisis calls for creative solutions. With shrinking landfill space, higher gas prices, and multiplying tipping fees, businesses and municipalities face increasing challenges on what to do with their trash. 

Bright Feeds enables the responsible disposal of unwanted food for a fraction of typical tipping fees.

The Berlin plant is located between I-91 and I-84, near USA Waste's new recycling center and with easy access to New York City and Massachusetts. Bright Feeds also has a collection point in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, and others in the works. The company plans to scale up with additional plants first in New England and then throughout the country.


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Author Nancy Polk Hall’s New Book ‘Call of the Blackbird’ is the Mystery of a Young Woman Trying to Find a Boy Who Has...

Recent release "Call of the Blackbird" from Newman Springs Publishing author Nancy Polk Hall is the story of a woman traveling in France and the dark history she is about to uncover.

GALVESTON, Texas - November 3, 2022 - (Newswire.com)

Nancy Polk Hall, a well-traveled woman, has completed her new book "Call of the Blackbird": a gripping story that centers on Carrie Mitchell, a young woman traveling through France, when she meets a boy named Jacques but along their time sightseeing the boy goes missing throwing Carrie into a world of intrigue that dates all the way back to World War 2.

Published by Newman Springs Publishing, Nancy Polk Hall's thrilling tale has Carrie thrown into dangerous situations, none more so than tangling with Jacques' father and his family, forcing her to uncover strength that she didn't know she had, as she navigates the Nazi occupation of the de Merle chateau, to find the missing boy.

Readers who wish to experience this potent work can purchase "Call of the Blackbird" at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iBooks Store, Amazon, or Barnes & Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Newman Springs Publishing at 732-243-8512.

About Newman Springs Publishing: 

Newman Springs Publishing is a full-service publishing house for serious authors. Each title produced by Newman Springs Publishing undergoes every step of the professional publishing process, including editing, layout, cover design, circulation, distribution, and publicity. All titles are made available in both eBook and print formats. Newman Springs Publishing distributes to tens of thousands of retail outlets throughout North America and internationally. All manuscripts in any genre are welcome to be submitted for review; If the manuscript meets the necessary criteria and is accepted for publication, Newman Springs Publishing will work closely with the author to bring the book to the retail market for a relatively inexpensive initial investment.


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Author Yavis Henry’s New Book ‘Finding My Way: My Ugly Truth’ is a Stunning Memoir That Details the Many Trials and Obstacles Faced by...

Recent release "Finding My Way: My Ugly Truth" from Newman Springs Publishing author Yavis Henry is a stirring and emotional autobiography that recounts the author's many hardships faced throughout her life. Despite her losses and heartache, Henry shares her story with others who may be facing similar circumstances and invites others to find peace through God as she has.

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. - November 3, 2022 - (Newswire.com)

Yavis Henry has completed her new book "Finding My Way: My Ugly Truth": a gripping and captivating true story that details the author's hardships faced while growing up, the ways in which they impacted her views about herself and life, and how, through a firm faith and connection with God, she was able to find healing.

"This book is my testimony; it was written to honor all the people who had helped me through all my life struggles," writes Henry. "I have been blessed beyond measure. I didn't realize how far I had come in life until I started writing and documenting things that were of the most importance to me. My story is not really a typical story; however, I do strongly believe that a lot of people can relate to it. Most people can probably say that they have that first love that broke their heart in pieces, that true best friend who's going to rock with on every level. Everyone has made mistakes and has made bad decisions and has been in situations that have caused them to do things that they are not particularly proud of.

"Life doesn't come with a list of instructions or a guide to help you along the way. You just have to roll with the punches, dust yourself off, and keep trying until you get it right. I have had so many people come and go in my life, and I can honestly say that I have learned so many lessons on the way through all that laughter and tears from that heartache and pain. So now I can truly say that I am proud to celebrate the good and the bad."

Published by Newman Springs Publishing, Yavis Henry's engaging tale is a poignant journey of overcoming one's traumatic past with the help of those around them and a creative outlet, all while keeping faith that God will deliver peace and healing to those who follow him.

Readers who wish to experience this reverent work can purchase "Finding My Way: My Ugly Truth" at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iBooks Store, Amazon, or Barnes & Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Newman Springs Publishing at 732-243-8512.

About Newman Springs Publishing: 

Newman Springs Publishing is a full-service publishing house for serious authors. Each title produced by Newman Springs Publishing undergoes every step of the professional publishing process, including editing, layout, cover design, circulation, distribution, and publicity. All titles are made available in both eBook and print formats. Newman Springs Publishing distributes to tens of thousands of retail outlets throughout North America and internationally. All manuscripts in any genre are welcome to be submitted for review; If the manuscript meets the necessary criteria and is accepted for publication, Newman Springs Publishing will work closely with the author to bring the book to the retail market for a relatively inexpensive initial investment.


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‘Ulysses Lives! a Dystopian Novel Set in the Very Near Future’ From Markas Dvaras is a Coming-of-Age Story Following a Young Burnout Tasked With...

From Newman Springs Publishing's Markas Dvaras, "Ulysses Lives! A Dystopian Novel Set in the Very Near Future" follows Blake DeKalb, recently homeless and unemployed, who receives a vision that drives him to rebel against the "camera state" the world has devolved into.

NEW YORK - November 3, 2022 - (Newswire.com)

Born in Jersey City, NJ and current west coast resident, Markas Dvaras has spent many years traveling across the country. With a degree in painting from Sam Houston State University, Dvaras is channeling his artistic skills into this first foray into writing.

"Ulysses Lives!" is the story of a young man named Blake DeKalb. Finding himself homeless and unemployed, he's at his wit's end trying to find stability and comfort in a world that's always watching. The only comfort he can find is in the daydreams he has of dating a cute volunteer he met at the local soup kitchen. But one drug-induced vision changes the course of his life, where the specters of George Orwell and Ulysses direct him to rebel against the "Camera State" and bring forth a new revolution.

Published by Newman Springs Publishing, "Ulysses Lives!" is the story of DeKalb's fight to free his city from the ever-watching eye of the modern-day Big Brother while also lining up a date with a cute lady. It is in all, a thoughtful, funny, and action-packed narrative that will hold readers until the end.

Readers looking to fight back with DeKalb can purchase "Ulysses Lives! A Dystopian Novel Set in the Very Near Future" at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iBooks Store, Amazon, or Barnes & Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Newman Springs Publishing at 732-243-8512.

About Newman Springs Publishing: 

Newman Springs Publishing is a full-service publishing house for serious authors. Each title produced by Newman Springs Publishing undergoes every step of the professional publishing process, including editing, layout, cover design, circulation, distribution, and publicity. All titles are made available in both e-book and print formats. Newman Springs Publishing distributes to tens of thousands of retail outlets throughout North America and internationally. All manuscripts in any genre are welcome to be submitted for review; if the manuscript meets the necessary criteria and is accepted for publication, Newman Springs Publishing will work closely with the author to bring the book to the retail market for a relatively inexpensive initial investment.


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Original Source: 'Ulysses Lives! a Dystopian Novel Set in the Very Near Future' From Markas Dvaras is a Coming-of-Age Story Following a Young Burnout Tasked With Leading a Revolution

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