01 Oct '11, 3am

Is Google Encouraging Pig Abuse? | Care2 Causes

Is Google Encouraging Pig Abuse? | Care2 Causes

Factory-farmed pigs know a lot about animal abuse. So forgive my lack of excitement over the news that Google is buying into Duke University’s new scheme for turning “hog waste” into energy. The company calls it renewable energy. I call it greenwashing. I am a longtime Google fan and admire the company’s innovative spirit and their commitment to being environmentally responsible . I just hope they will give more thought to where “hog waste” comes from and whether it really fits into their green efforts. On the Green Side Pigs in CAFOs (confined animal feeding operations) do produce a lot of waste. It is an environmental disaster. So it is not surprising media reports on Google’s move have been glowing. Duke University and Duke Energy have developed a carbon neutral system that is open-sourced. That means anyone can install the technology on their own pig farm, with a promi...

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