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Can Non-Recycled Plastics Solve Our Energy Woes?

Plastics that don’t find their way to the recycling container may be bound for another place other than landfills. According to a new study published by the Earth Engineering Center (EEC) of Columbia University, non-recycled plastics could provide a substantial … Continue reading

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Creating Electricity and Carbon Offsets from Hog Waste

Duke University and Duke Energy teamed up to create and construct a pilot waste-to-energy system on a hog finishing facility 25 miles west of Winston-Salem, N.C.  The system converts hog waste from the facility to electricity and creates carbon offset … Continue reading

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