SunEdison will build a 10-megawatt solar array on land that was once home to New York City’s giant Fresh Kils Landfill.
An Illinois project will be Waste Management’s third to use landfill gas to produce natural gas, some of which will be used in its CNG collection vehicles.
The company claims an eco-friendly chemical solution called PlasTek will degrade plastics in a matter of months and generate clean energy.
A roving methane detector could help minimize gas leaks and make it easier to turn methane into energy.
Updating mapping shows 66,000 contaminated lands, landfills and mine sites across the U.S. where renewable energy could be built without environmental harm.
Using regenerative landscape design, Turenscape Architects transformed a toxic landfill into a recreational park using natural, sustainable methods to restore damaged soil.
Houston is giving up on curbside recycling, and by doing so, they’re making it easier than ever.
A LEED Platinum-certified house sited on top of a closed landfill outside Dallas proves that one person’s pile of garbage can be another person’s idyllic, energy-efficient slice of nature.
New Jersey has its first solar farm on a state-owned landfill, the 3-megawatt Kearny Landfill Solar Project, part of a PSE&G project called Solar 4 All.
New York City solicits proposals for 20 megawatts of wind or solar power on the site of the massive Fresh Kills landfill, which was closed in 2001.