From Waste To power…
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The Waste Management company in the US went very green many years ago. It has built almost 100 methane-powered generating plants at landfills around the country.
Now, it is negotiating to build something similar in Florida’s Collier County. “The facility would generate 4 megawatts of power or enough to create electricity for 2,500 to 3,000 homes using the methane gas created by decomposing trash.”
- Source: Earth Change Report
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