October 15, 2008

From garbage to gas to cash

"In California, they don't throw their garbage away - they make it into TV shows." - Woody Allen.

And that's how garbage is being revolutionized by following Woody Allen's sage (or should we say green) advice. There are so many developments now of turning trash into cash, garbage into gas, and... (what else rhyme's with ass??) that I'm pretty sure there's a stink bomb in there somewhere that is going to blow up soon. But enough of my cynicism...

In terms of news, we previously posted GE's project of using chicken biogas in Beijing; the happy California dairy cows biogas project by Pacific Gas & Electric Co.; and yesterday's post of producing hydrogen from sewage by reserchers from the Oregon State University.

In May, Reuters also featured several trashy articles on the growing profitability of garbage.

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