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Biogas | Community project we're supporting

Partner: ZooShare Renewable Energy Co-operative

From zoo poo to poo power—that’s the goal of ZooShare, an Ontario co-op that worked with the Toronto Zoo to launch North America’s first zoo-based biogas project. The 500 kW facility recycles manure from the zoo and food waste from local grocery stores into renewable energy. Bullfrog is one of the Founding Investors in addition to being the project’s official Education Sponsor, funding education programs for public school students.

Read more about the ZooShare launch.

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Take a virtual tour of ZooShare's biogas facility.

Daniel Bida

Daniel Bida

“ZooShare is a biogas story now being told in the GTA (to Zoo visitors, schoolchildren, professionals and politicians), Zoo poo jokes and all, and it’s incredibly meaningful.”
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Read our Currents of Change profile with Daniel Bida, Executive Director of ZooShare

About our community projects

Activists and organizers across the country are working to transition their communities away from fossil fuels. We created our community-based green energy projects grant to provide critical funding for these local efforts.

All bullfrogpowered customers help fund these small-scale, community-led projects, including solar panels on schools and in Indigenous communities, education and training programs, and a cleantech accelerator.

Explore other community projects:

Abbey dawn solar

Abbey Dawn Solar Project

This community co-operative is committed to growing new renewable energy projects in the Kingston region. Bullfrog is providing funding and communications support to help the co-op grow and build membership in order to see their projects come to fruition.

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Arviat solar

Arviat Community Centre Solar Project

The Hamlet of Arviat, located on the western shore of the Hudson Bay, hopes to be the first Hamlet in Canada to launch a green energy project. To help reduce their emissions and secure their energy independence, the community is launching a solar project on a community centre with help from the Bullfrog...

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