LGREEN GREASE, INC. (GGI) is a Georgia Corporation. Its mission is to enhance, promote, and inspire 100% community participation in a National Resource Recovery Program (NRRP) to reduce solid waste disposal, increase green energy utilization and environmental safety.
Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) found in our water system causes illnesses and can result in Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs), which have a profoundly negative impact on our infrastructure and water quality. Treating FOG costs America $50 billion dollars annually. Less than half of FOG discharge in our environment comes from improper disposal by commercial cooking establishments. A significant portion of FOG pollution comes from improper disposal in residential communities. The cost to treat illnesses caused by FOG discharges is a staggering $24 billion dollars per year
Resource recovery is the systematic diversion of waste, which was intended for disposal, for a specific next use. It is the processing of recyclables to extract or recover materials and resources, or convert to energy. These activities are performed at a resource recovery facility. Resource recovery is not only environmentally important, but it is also cost effective. It decreases the amount of waste for disposal, saves space in landfills, and conserves natural resources.
Recycling is a resource recovery practice that refers to the collection and reuse of waste materials such as empty beverage containers. The materials from which the items are made can be reprocessed into new products. Material for recycling may be collected separately from general waste using dedicated bins and collection vehicles, a procedure called curbside collection. The most common consumer products recycled include aluminum such as beverage cans, copper such as wire, steel from food and aerosol cans, old steel furnishings or equipment, polyethylene and PET bottles, glass bottles and jars, paperboard cartons, newspapers, magazines and light paper, and corrugated fiberboard boxes.
Energy recovery from waste is the conversion of non-recyclable waste materials into usable heat, electricity, or fuel through a variety of processes, including combustion, gasification, pyrolyzation, anaerobic digestion, and landfill gas recovery. This process is often called waste-to-energy. Energy recovery from waste is part of the non-hazardous waste management hierarchy. Using energy recovery to convert non-recyclable waste materials into electricity and heat, generates a renewable energy source and can reduce carbon emissions by offsetting the need for energy from fossil sources as well as reduce methane generation from landfills. Globally, waste-to-energy accounts for 16% of waste
Several municipalities in the Southeast have shown interest in working with Greenwood Global Incorporated (GGI) to purchase diesel fuel for city vehicles, tractors, and buses. They are offering incentives, tax abatements, contracts, warehousing at no costs, free publicity and community awareness, in an effort to engage the citizens in this initiative and create jobs in their areas. GGI will launch in the city of Tuskegee, Alabama, beginning with a ten (10) year exclusive public / private partnership. Through this partnership, GGI and the City of Tuskegee, Alabama will create a program within the city of Tuskegee, Alabama for the orderly collection and disposal of residential and commercial used cooking oil along with all approved recyclable materials and solid waste..