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ACC Study: Waste to Energy Could Meet 12% of U.S. Electrical Demand

Source: Waste Management World, Date: July , 2014

The U.S. could power 14 million homes and heat a further 10 million if it moved from landfill to waste to energy, according to a new study published by the American Chemistry Council (ACC).

Conducted by the Earth Engineering Center (EEC) of Columbia University, the study found that if all of the Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) that is currently disposed in landfills each year in the U.S. were diverted to waste to energy facilities, it could generate enough electricity to meet nearly 12% of the U.S. total demand.

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