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Fungi could be the antidote to synthetic waste?
He believes some fungal species are drawn to the hydrogen-carbon bonds in oil and effectively eat them up as an energy source, kind of like maggots in sugar, breaking down the contaminants as they go. Peterson thinks if he can figure out all the ins and outs, fungi may become the miracle elixirs of the environmental movement â€“ an all-natural antidote to paint, diesel, oil and all other manners of petroleum waste in soil. - Read More
Amsterdam uses garbage to light up the city
The success of a waste-to-energy project in far-away Amsterdam could solve the most pressing problem of Indian cities and towns, which are grappling both with growing garbage pile-ups and power shortages. Using solid garbage as fuel, the Amsterdamâ€™s Waste and Energy Company, or AEB, generates 1 million MWh of electricity yearly, which is used to run the cityâ€™s trams and the metro network, its street lighting, and designated public buildings. - Read More
Potential for energy from waste in India
According to a recent Assocham study, about 40,000 million tonnes of solid waste and 5000 million cubic metres of liquid waste is generated every year in the urban areas which can be suitably recycled for power generation. About 1,500 MW of power could be generated from urban and municipal wastes and an additional 1,000 MW from industrial waste in the country by 2010, the study estimated. - Read More
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