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Landfills To Be Mined For Fuel, Recyclables

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Fluid Bed Gasifier Plant. Credit Advanced Plasma Power In Jim Kunstler's World Made By Hand, the former motorheads in town mine the dump for resources. There is a lot of valuable stuff in dumps; it has been cheaper to bury stuff than to recycle or compost it. They are also filling up, and nobody wants new ones in their backyard. In Belgium, Advanced Plasma Power is building a plant at a huge landfill site to mine the garbage, separating out the recyclable materials and converting the rest into synthetic fuel.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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