Gallery: World’s Largest Landfill Transformed into Freshkills Park 3X t...

 
The NYC Department of Sanitation is already using advanced landfill gas collection infrastructure throughout the landfill to actively harvest methane from the buried decomposing waste. The methane is sold to National Grid to heat close to 22,000 homes on Staten Island and the city generates approximately $11 million in annual revenue from the sale of the methane.

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7 Comments

  1. glomara October 2, 2011 at 8:07 pm

    Give the step by step conversion of an open dumpsite/landfill gearing towards an ecological park

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  4. Matei June 1, 2011 at 10:45 am

    Hey, good to find soomene who agrees with me. GMTA.

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    You’ve got it in one. Culodn’t have put it better.

  6. Bert May 31, 2011 at 7:46 pm

    The forum is a brighter place thanks to your posts. Tahnks!

  7. Ellyanna May 31, 2011 at 7:23 pm

    You have shed a ray of sunshine into the forum. Thnkas!

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