Using Trash to Help Secure America’s Energy Future

Americans have been experimenting with alternative sources of energy in the last two decades. Despite the many and great technological advances and increased societal pressure to find more environmentally-friendly power ways in America, only eight percent of our nation’s energy is derived from renewable sources.

And part of the problem is our overly narrow view of what constitutes renewable energy. Solar and wind energy are without question part of the solution to our reliance on fossil fuel. But so is trash.

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By Christina Santilli

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