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How to Create Electricity from Waste

March 11th, 2016 by 24/7 Waste Removal
power line We have long had a problem with the amount of waste we produce and what to do with it. Fossil fuels are running out and using them to create energy is having a serious impact on our environment. There are many technologies now being refined which address both these issues. These methods are collectively known as WTE or waste to energy. The simplest method is to burn waste, heating water to run a steam generator thus producing electricity. This method however does not harness all the available energy and has potential to cause pollution. Modern incinerators in developed countries are very clean however. This method of waste management just burns everything to reduce landfill so is not really a ‘green’ solution. Read the rest of this entry »