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First Industrial-Scale Municipal Solid Waste to Biofuel

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1The first industrial-scale municipal solid waste to biofuel facility opened in Edmonton on June 4, 2014. Enerkem’s waste-to-biofuels and chemicals facility will convert 100,000 tonnes of sorted municipal waste, a year, into biofuels and chemicals. Once the facility is up to full capacity, in 2016, the city will be able to divert 90% of its residential waste from landfills.
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