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Teru Talk Showcase Video Michael Theroux's video prepared for Teru Talk's 2014 Entrepreneur's Showcase entry.
Teru Talk Demo Day Video Michael Theroux's final Demo Day pitch on the last day of Boot Camp.
Teru Talk Is Number One Teru Talk is Number One in the 2014 Entrepreneurs Showcase. August 24, 2014
2011 Newsletter V-I-1 March 1, 2011 Newsletter Volume I, Issue 1
2011 Newsletter V-I-2 March 7, 2011 Newsletter Volume I, Issue 2
2011 Newsletter V-I-3 March 14, 2011 Newsletter Volume I, Issue 3
2011 Newsletter V-I-4 March 21, 2011 Newsletter Volume I, Issue 4
2011 Newsletter V-I-5 March 28, 2011 Newsletter Volume I, Issue 5
2011 Newsletter V-I-6 April 4, 2011 Newsletter Volume I, Issue 6
2011 Newsletter V-I-7 April 11, 2011 Newsletter Volume I, Issue 7
2011 Newsletter V-I-8 April 18, 2011 Newsletter Volume I, Issue 8
AB 341 Lessons Learned (so far) TERU Focus Report on AB 341 Lessons Learned (so far), Southern California Waste Management Forum Presentation.11/11/2012
Renewable Energy from Organic Residuals TERU Focus Report on Renewable Energy from Organic Residuals. Interview: Neil Black, President of California Bioenergy. 08/25/2012
Focus Report Archives Archived TERU Focus Reports by Michael Theroux a on waste conversion to renewable energy, biofuels and other bioproducts for resource recovery.
CalRecycle's Regulatory Clean-up-Part 1 TERU Focus Report on CalRecycle's Regulatory Clean-up, California Code of Regulations Titles 14 and 27 - Part 1: Issues 1 through 4 . 12/30/2011
SARTA's Clean Tech Showcase TERU Focus Report on SARTA's Clean Tech Showcase, 2011 Status of Clean Tech in the Sacramento Region. 10/30/2011
California PIER Venture Forum TERU Focus Report on California PIER Venture Forum, The Role of VC and Public Investment in Clean Technologies. 06/10/2011
Sewage to Renewable Energy TERU Focus Report on Sewage to Renewable Energy - Enhance Anaerobic Digestion with Pre- and Post-Treatment of Biomass. 06/03/2011
CalRecycle’s AD PEIR TERU Focus Report on CalRecycle's Draft PEIR on Statewide Anaerobic Digestion of MSW. 03/21/2011
EPA Waste & Combustion Rules TERU Focus Report on the recent EPA Solid Waste and Biomass Conversion Rulemakings that impact combustion operations. 02/26/2011
Bioenergy Facility Tour TERU Focus Report on the Woody Biomass to Energy Field Tour that took place on November 17, 2010. 11/20/2010
DTSC Green Chemistry Hearing TERU Focus Report on DTSC's public hearing to receive comments regarding their draft Green Chemistry Regulations. 11/02/2010
CEPC Hearing on DTSC Regs TERU Focus Report on CEPC's public hearing to receive comments regarding their purview of DTSC's draft Green Chemistry Regulations. 10/29/2010
DTSCs Green Chemistry Regs TERU Focus Report on DTSC's draft Green Chemistry Regulations and their financial impact on business. 10/21/2010
CalRecycle's "Realignment" TERU Focus Report on the proposed realignment of CalRecycle following dismantlement of California's Integrated Waste Management Board. 10/20/2010
Angora Fire Retrospective TERU Focus Report on the Interagency Forest Working Group's trip to the south end of the Lake Tahoe Basin for "What We've Learned" discussions walking through the devastated area of the Angora Fire of 2007. 10/15/2010
Bioenergy Crop Development Linking Bioenergy Crop Development with Soil and Water Phytoremediation by Michael Theroux. Explores the use of Short-Rotation Woody Crop
trees for both production of biomass and phyto-remediation of contaminated soils. May 2007, revised April 2011
Sustainable Waste Sustainable Waste by Michael Theroux. Is Resource Recovery from Waste Sustainable? October 2010
Renewable Waste Renewable Waste by Michael Theroux. Renewable Energy – What’s more “Renewable” than Waste? September 2010
Waste Conversion for Resource Recovery Waste Conversion for Resource Recovery by Michael Theroux. An Examination of Terminology, Infrastructure, Regulation and Standards. June 2009
Solid Waste Conversion and Renewable Energy Solid Waste Conversion and Renewable Energy by Michael Theroux. A Legislative Review of California's AB 2770, SB 1038, and SB 1078. June 2008
Article Archives Previous Articles by Michael Theroux archived on Teru Talk on waste conversion to renewable energy, biofuels and other bioproducts for resource recovery.
Conversion vs. Incineration Discussion of the difference between "dirty" incineration and "clean" conversion, a bright line not yet clearly defined in laymen’s terms and therefore not commonly accepted, by Michael Theroux.
Exploring Synergies The Vision for California's Hydrogen Highway Network, by Michael Theroux
Total Systems Perspective Distributed Waste-to-Energy and Renewable Organic Resources, by Michael Theroux
Reference Teru Talk pages, including documents, definitions, RFS definitions, online tools, and relevant links.
Comments Comments by Teru and others submitted to public entities relevant to waste conversion for resource recovery and recycling. Updated 08/07/2013.
Document Files Document files available for download on Teru Talk associated with waste conversion to renewable energy, biofuels and other bioproducts for resource recovery.
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