06 Mar '12, 11pm

Green Blog: New York Seeks Waste-to-Energy Proposals: To reduce the amount of garbage going to landfills, the ci...

New York City is soliciting proposals for trying out new technologies that turn garbage into energy. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced Tuesday that the city was looking for a pilot “state of the art facility” that could handle a maximum of 450 tons of trash per day — out of a total of 10,000 tons currently in need of disposal — with plans to double that capacity if successful. The plant, which must be in New York City or no farther than 80 miles away, would be privately built and operated. City officials said they were seeking only “the cleanest and latest technologies” that convert trash into heat and electricity and were specifically excluding conventional incineration. Several of these clean technologies, like anaerobic digestion, gasification and hydrolysis, are already in commercial use in Europe and Asia. Some environmental groups have said that the city should be...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/06/new-york-solici...

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