Something big and cool is about to happen in Maryland, and you might call it “swill for the greater good” — that is, food waste turned into energy and a useful material known as an “organic soil amendment.” (More on that in a minute.) Using technology developed by an Italian company specializing in anaerobic digesters — facilities that use bacteria to break down organic matter — a Maryland company called Bioenergy Devco is in the process of building a large zero-waste processing plant at the sprawling food wholesale center in Jessup. The anaerobic digester is expected to be online by September. More >>