Member press release – Anaergia’s Yaniv Scherson Honoured with Prestigious Waste 360 Innovator Award
Chief Operating Officer Scherson recognized for significantly advancing the waste-to-renewable energy industry
BURLINGTON, ONTARIO—February 3, 2023 – Anaergia Inc. announced its Chief Operating Officer, Yaniv Scherson, has been honoured with the Innovator Award from Waste360, the leading information and education provider for the waste industry. Scherson was selected from hundreds of professionals as part of Waste360’s “40 Under 40” competition.
The Innovator Award, announced on Tuesday of this week, recognizes innovators and forward thinkers who use technology to better the industry. Waste360 also noted Scherson assisted in completing Anaergia’s initial public offering and is continuing to rapidly grow the company around the world, with a focus on building and operating large-scale, anaerobic digestion facilities.
“We’re proud of Yaniv and the outstanding work he’s done to lead Anaergia through a tremendous growth period,” said Andrew Benedek, Anaergia’s Chairman and CEO. “Like all of us at Anaergia, Yaniv is mission-driven. He is dedicated to combatting climate change by stopping methane emissions from waste and using that waste to create a valuable carbon-negative renewable fuel. This drive is behind all of his many laudable accomplishments.”
“It’s an honour to receive this award, and I’m very proud to be part of a world-leading team deploying sustainable climate resilient infrastructure that is transforming the waste industry globally,” said Scherson.
Anaergia has been rapidly growing its operations in North America and Europe as part of its commitment to combatting climate change by producing renewable fuels at scale. The company has installed enough capacity to process about 8 million metric tons of organic waste per year since 2010 and more than 5 million MMBtu of renewable natural gas (RNG) production capacity since that time. The company’s efforts prevented more than 460,000 tons of GHG emissions (CO2e) in 2021.
Anaergia was created to eliminate a major source of greenhouse gases by cost effectively turning organic waste into renewable natural gas (“RNG”), fertilizer and water, using proprietary technologies. With a proven track record from delivering world-leading projects on four continents, Anaergia is uniquely positioned to provide end-to-end solutions for extracting organics from waste, implementing high efficiency anaerobic digestion, upgrading biogas, producing fertilizer and cleaning water. Our customers are in the municipal solid waste, municipal wastewater, agriculture, and food processing industries. In each of these markets Anaergia has built many successful plants including some of the largest in the world. Anaergia owns and operates some of the plants it builds, and it also operates plants that are owned by its customers.
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