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2008-11-22 09:44:11

British city governments say they want separate collections for household food scraps to be extended across the country in a bid to reduce landfill. Of the 434 municipal governments, or local councils, across Britain, 113 now collect food waste separately and send it to facilities to be recycled into compost rather than adding it to burgeoning landfills. The Local Government Association says the programs should be expanded across the country, but critics warn of higher costs and...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.