Thursday, April 10, 2008

bioethanol from trash could be significant

Concerned about fodd crops going for biofuels? How about using trash as a feedstock? The researcher mentioned in this article thinks the trash going to U.S. landfills each year could provide enough ethanol to replace the oil coming from the Middle East:
Cooking up a load of bioethanol - 07 Apr 2008 - Oil & gas news - NZ Herald: "the annual US refuse stream of about 500 million tonnes could theoretically yield up to 13 per cent of his country's transport fuel."

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