New Renewable Energy Project at Sunshine Canyon Landfill Capable of Powering Nearly 25,000 Los Angeles Area Homes

SYLMAR, Calif., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today a new landfill gas-to-energy (LFGTE) project located at Sunshine Canyon Landfill near Los Angeles. The 20-megawatt renewable energy project is capable of generating enough electricity to power nearly 25,000 area homes. “Landfills play a more consequential role in society now than […]

SWACO profits from methane created by landfill

Instead of burning the gas, company collects it, sells it at a premium The landfill’s flares are a little dimmer, but its coffers are getting a lot fuller. The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio made about $1 million in the first year of a new program that refines methane and carbon-dioxide gas generated at […]

County Line Landfill opening Gas-to-Energy facility

MARSHALL COUNTY — The new six megawatt project at County Line Landfill is capable of generating enough energy to power more than 3,200 area homes. Harnessing waste by-product into renewable energy leaves a cleaner and healthier northern Indiana for future generations and is an effective means of recycling and reusing this valuable resource. In conjunction […]