Photo Credit: US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Copy-right free image of land above from http://gimp-savvy.com/cgi-bin/img.cgi?noacuXCD2rsbRmI1992
(All the rest 2000 © Gimp-Savvy 2000)
Is it possible to change trash to pollution-free energy?
Yes, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, there are several hundred landfills operating in America with methane power plants.
• Compress the trash
• Make a well and insert pipes.
• Gather methane gas from the trash.
• Also some plants produce steam for energy.
What is a benefit from having a landfill?• Landfills provide room with nothing around.
• This provides room that is needed to collect sunlight for solar energy.
Set up in part by T. D. Pickens, the
famous investor, Clean Energy, purchased Dallas Clean Energy.
This company specializes in landfill to energy opportunities.