Gallery: Canadian Waste Plant Will Power Itself Using Soda and Beer


We know what you’re thinking – you’re thinking why would anyone waste perfectly good beer and soda to run a power plant? Rest assured because this beer and soda would only be poured down the drain anyway. A pilot project for the Great White North, this intoxicating project will see the use of waste soda and beer to power a plant in Atlantic Canada, in order to keep its ethanol fuel tanks maintained.

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  1. lazyreader February 14, 2011 at 8:19 am

    Finally an excuse to drink soda. The only way to make a vast quantity of that waste is to drive up the demand for soda and beer yet still they pass ridiculous taxes on sugar.

  2. Troilus2011 February 11, 2011 at 8:18 am

    Grand Falls, New Brunswick is not in Maine…it’s in Canada.

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