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Peter Jones’ Vision of Landfill Mining as Raw Materials Scarcity Rises

Could Landfills Resurrect Britain’s Mining Industry? Source: Edie.Net Robots: the future of British mining? Imagine an air-tight dome with teams of robots working alongside people in space suits as they sift through the corrosive waste of past generations, looking for scraps of plastic and nuggets of precious metals. This isn’t the opening scene of the […]

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Boston: US Demonstration Waste-to-Energy Plant Goes Online

A Boston company has officially opened a clean-energy demonstration plant to convert municipal waste into energy and other beneficial products. Ze-gen Inc. hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony July 23 at the facility in New Bedford, Mass. The New Bedford Waste Services LLC plant will use advanced gasification technology to convert waste into synthetic natural gas and electricity. […]

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