Trash To Cash: Mining Landfills For Energy And Profit

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Posted in Bizarre | Gross | Smart by on September 16th, 2011

It might sound like a bizarre TLC special but a Belgian waste management company is sorting through 16.5 million tons of garbage at this very moment to procure energy and “free” money.    Patrick Laevers has begun a first of its kind, 20 year project at the Remo Milieubeheer landfill to extract the treasure buried within industrial waste and household garbage.   Despite the fact that most of us refrain from rooting through the trash at all costs, here’s  Trash To Cash: Mining Landfills For Energy And Profit.

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