A new 3.2-megawatt power plant in Orion, Mich., will use gases from decomposing landfill waste to generate enough electricity to power 2,700 homes.
The installation of a thin-film photovoltaic cover at a landfill in New York state is transforming the closed dump into a solar power plant.
The EPA honors six landfill projects that are keeping global-warming gases out of the atmosphere and producing renewable energy from our trash.
Veolia Energy plans to use gas generated from a Wisconsin landfill as a clean energy source at a 4.8-megawatt capacity power plant.
Air Products has partnered with SK Energy to construct a hydrogen fueling station in Seoul, Korea, whose hydrogen will generate hydrogen solely from landfill gas.
The BigBelly Solar Trash Compactor looks like a regular street-side garbage can but uses solar energy to five times as much trash, reducing the carbon emissions associated with municipal garbage collection.