Latest landfill gas Stories

2012-10-25 04:03:25

In the past few years, high Btu landfill gas (LFG) recovery and treatment has received renewed attention because the process converts large amounts of methane from waste into a viable, renewable fuel. While this process upgrades landfill gas to specifications for natural gas pipeline transport, it also significantly reduces the environmental impact from the largest source of man-made greenhouse gas pollution. In partnership with IESI, a subsidiary of Progressive Waste Solutions, and the US...

2011-07-19 11:30:00

LAKE MILLS, Iowa, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Iowa Governor Terry E. Branstad spent Tuesday July 19th getting a look at two Lake Mills facilities that show Iowa's commitment to be more sustainable and green, while creating jobs. The Governor, along with several state and local leaders, toured Perfect Circle's greenhouse and Waste Management's Landfill Gas-To-Energy operations in Lake Mills. Heat from the adjacent Waste Management power plant is used for the growing operation in the...

2011-06-23 08:00:00

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. and ARLINGTON, Ore., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the communities of McMinnville, Ore., and Seattle, Wash., the "circles of sustainability" are now one year old. That's how long it has been since Waste Management began providing residents in these communities with renewable energy - generated from garbage collected, in part, from the McMinnville and Seattle areas. Waste Management generates renewable energy at its landfills as part of a companywide program to...

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