It appears that European countries such as Denmark are finding ways to generate clean energythrough trash. Massive energy plants have been constructed that burn thousands of tons of household garbage and industrial waste per day. These ‘waste-to-energy‘ plants are way cleaner than conventional incinerators. As the plant converts trash into heat, dozens of filters catch pollutants (such as mercury or dioxin) and prevents them from being released into the atmosphere. Now, waste-to-energy plants are the main form of garbage disposal and a crucial fuel source in Denmark. The benefits associated with these plants include reduced energy costs, reduced reliance on oil and gas, and environmental benefits regarding less landfill and CO2 emission. Read the rest…
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