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County cashing in on gas to energy facility – NBC2 News

COLLIER COUNTY, FL – The doors are open at Collier County’s gas to energy plant. Inside, generators are making money by turning the methane gas from trash at the landfill into electricity. >> “We receive revenue based on the gas that’s consumed in the engines,” Solid Waste Management Director Dan Rodriguez said. The plant is […]

Landfill compactors will be less used than today.

Chatham County Landfill Ban on TVs and Computers

Pittsboro, NC – Computer equipment and televisions will be banned from disposal in North Carolina landfills as of July 1, as required by NC Session Law 2010-67 passed last year by the General Assembly. This means, as of July 1, these items cannot go in the trash. The law provides that televisions and computer equipment, […]