Anaerobic Digestion Facility Tour in August at South San Francisco Scavenger!

NCRA’s August Board meeting will take place at South San Francisco Scavenger and will include a tour of their brand new and state-of-the-art Anaerobic Digestion (AD) facility! Opened in 2015, and already winning awards of distinction for innovation in recycling equipment and odor control, this tour is a great opportunity to get an up close look at how South San Francisco Scavenger is able to use AD to manage the local community’s need to process commercial food scraps while also keeping the neighbors happy by maintaining compliance with environmental regulations around odor control.

Closed toed shoes are required for the tour, but no other PPE will be required.

The tour will begin at 4pm, with the monthly meeting to follow, with dinner (provided!) at 5:30pm and the meeting to commence at 6pm.  Click here for the Draft Board Meeting Agenda.

Note:  Parking is ample at the facility, and carpools are encouraged. There is no public transit that gets closer to 1.5 miles from the facility.  If there is interest, NCRA can organize shuttle rides from the South San Francisco BART Station.  Please email if you might need help with transportation.


August 18, 2016

South San Francisco Scavenger

500 East Jamie Ct.South San Francisco, CA 94080

If you are interested in attending, please RSVP at

Watch a video about the Biogenic CNG Facility here.

Click here to learn more about the SMARTFERM technology in place at South San Francisco Scavenger.


RU Tour: Imperfect and Unwanted Food

Wednesday, 3/23/16, 9:30am – 2pm, $30, tickets purchased after 3/14, $40

Interested in what happens to our local food scraps? How about unwanted food? On Wednesday, March 23, NCRA will tour Marin Sanitary’s food scrap collection program and the Marin Sanitary/Central Marin Sanitation Agency’s Food To Energy Anaerobic Digestion Facility. After lunch in San Rafael, the tour will visit Imperfect Produce, an innovative Emeryville CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) that delivers “cosmetically-challenged” fruit and veggies to homes and offices. Space is very limited for this tour, CONTACT US here and our office will get you set up!