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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.

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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.

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Broadway Theatre Solar Project

Even though Saskatchewan is Canada’s sunniest province—it has very few solar projects. A local Saskatoon theatre, its solar project and local community leader, Kirby Wirchenko are poised to change this.

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