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Is it Magic? No. It’s a Vacuum That Replaces Garbage Trucks: STOCKHOLM --- For municipal waste fans, this is t...

Is it Magic? No. It’s a Vacuum That Replaces Garbage Trucks: STOCKHOLM --- For municipal waste fans, this is t...

STOCKHOLM --- For municipal waste fans , this is the equivalent of the electric car. The Envac waste disposal system replaces the ritual of trash day and the noise and smell of garbage trucks with neighborhood-wide networks of vacuum tubes that whisk away trash any time you want. Put your trash into hallway or sidewalk receptacles and a few seconds or minutes later it is whizzing off at 50 miles an hour to meet its maker. The organic waste heads to a facility where it gets converted to methane, the generic trash goes to an incinerator that feeds Stockholm’s district heating system, and the paper winds up at a recycling facility. To top it off, the convenience of the system, as well as the fact that other residents might see you when you take out the trash, cuts down on people leaving extra bags of garbage on the sidewalk or trying to shove their crud into someone else’s tr...

Full article: http://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/is-it-magic-n...

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