02 Jul '14, 7pm

From Trash to Treasure - ACORE | American Council On Renewable Energy

From Trash to Treasure - ACORE | American Council On Renewable Energy

Thanks to significant innovation, we can now go above and beyond burying waste by recovering valuable energy and materials from waste that was destined for a landfill. Waste-to-energy is an advanced clean energy industry that creates jobs, protects the environment, and isn’t susceptible to wild price swings driven by foreign affairs. It’s time we take notice. The Energy Recovery Council (ERC) is doing their part to make sure we do notice. The organization recently released their 2014 ERC Directory of Waste-to-Energy Facilities . The report provides some interesting facts on the impact of the industry. Taking waste and turning it into electricity gives an entirely new meaning to the term “one man’s trash is another’s treasure.” And according to the ERC report, America is already taking advantage of all that treasure, with 84 facilities in 23 states. Those 84 projects have a...

Full article: http://acore.org/acore-blog/item/4138-from-trash-to-treasure

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