West Virginia Passes New Law That Will Accelerate Growth in Waste-to-Energy Sector


CHESTNUT RIDGE, NY, May 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – BioHiTech Global, Inc. (“BioHiTech“or the” Company “) (NASDAQ: BHTG), a sustainable technology and environmental solutions company, applauds the state of West Virginia for taking the initiative to make the development of renewable facilities economically viable with its new legislation that will create more green energy jobs and a more sustainable future for its citizens.

Governor Justice’s signing to Senate Bill 368 effectively eliminates solid waste assessment fees for mixed waste treatment and resource recovery facilities, helping to make renewable energy a more attractive investment in the state of the mountain.

“Our Entsorga plant in West Virginia Martinsburg, the country’s first HEBioT â„¢ installation in United States, will no longer be penalized by unassociated landfill costs and supervision by the Civil Service Commission. Now is the perfect time for resource recovery and mixed waste treatment facilities to expand West Virginia,” mentionned Tony fuller, CEO of BioHiTech Global, majority owner of Entsorga West Virginia. “More installations will result in less waste in our landfills, more jobs for West Virginia citizens and increased recycling rates in their communities. “

BioHiTech Martinsburg The Advanced Resource Recovery Facility is redefining waste management statewide with pioneering technologies that are transforming the renewable energy landscape. Its advanced technology recovers biomass, plastics and other carbon-based materials from the mixed municipal solid waste (DSM) stream and non-hazardous commercial and industrial (C&I) secondary materials and converts them into a used to reduce emissions of greenhouse gas.

In 2020 alone, the company Martinsburgthe Entsorga facility based in Entsorga created 11,250 tonnes of recovered solid fuel (SRF) and diverted more than 2/3rds incoming materials were sent to landfills. The SRF will be used by large energy users and co-processing facilities like cement manufacturers and steel mills as a cost effective alternative or supplement to fossil fuels.

“At our facility, municipal solid waste and various types of commercial and industrial waste that would otherwise go to landfill are used as a sustainable fuel,” Fuller said. “We are grateful to do business in West Virginia and we look forward to promoting zero waste initiatives statewide. “

To read the new law or the announcement of Government of West Virginia, please visit:

https://www.wvlegislature.gov/Bill_Status/bills_history.cfm?INPUT=368&year=2021&sessiontype=RS or https://westvirginia.gov/new-law-makes-mixed-waste-manufacturing-and-resource-recovery-financially-possible-in-west-virginia/.

About BioHiTech Global
BioHiTech Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: BHTG), is a technology services company focused on delivering cost-effective solutions that improve environmental outcomes. Our waste management technologies include the patented processing of municipal solid waste into a valuable renewable fuel, on-site biological food waste disposal and proprietary real-time data analysis tools to reduce food waste generation. When used individually or in combination, our solutions reduce the carbon footprint associated with transporting waste and can reduce or virtually eliminate landfill use. In addition, we distribute patented technology that enables high-level disinfection of spaces such as classrooms, hotel or hospital rooms and other closed areas to combat the spread of viruses and bacteria without use harsh chemicals. Our unique solutions enable businesses, educational institutions and municipalities of all sizes to solve everyday problems smarter and more cost effectively while reducing their impact on the environment. For more information, please visit www.biohitech.com.

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