15 Nov '11, 7pm

International Airport Building Huge Worm Composting Facility

International Airport Building Huge Worm Composting Facility

As we wait for blimps to replace airplanes and greener jet fuel to go mainstream , the chances are that much of the innovation in the immediate term toward making flying greener will happen on the ground. From Denver Colorado Airport adding 2MW of solar power to O'Hare welcoming beekeepers with felony convictions , we've seen some important steps by major airports to become at least a little bit greener. Now the Charlotte Observer reports that Charlotte/Douglas International Airport in North Carolina is doing its part, launching a $1.1m recycling center that includes very large-scale worm composting : The airport is installing a worm-based composting system as part of a new $1.1 million recycling center, expected to open in February. Soon, hundreds of pounds of worms will be munching away on a ton or so of travelers' trash a day, according to airport officials. "We generat...

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