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Infographic: How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Infographic: How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it

The tinsel is undraped and the ornaments carefully stores away. All that is left is a dry, majestic, 6-foot-tall Douglas Fir in the corner of your living room. Every year, an estimated 30 million of these fragrant, fresh, Christmas trees are sold in the United States, but as much as 10% of them go straight to landfills—never to be recycled.


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Waste-to-Energy: Green Power Generation

Waste-to-Energy: Green Power Generation | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it

Waste-to-energy (WTE) is the process of creating energy in the form of electricity or heat from the incineration of a waste source. But how does the process generate green power?

A form of energy recovery, such processes produce electricity directly through combustion or produce a combustible fuel commodity.


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