Ethanol from Idaho Landfill Waste

John Davis

Bingham County sealGround has been broken on a $60 million ethanol plant in Eastern Idaho that will make the green fuel from landfill waste.

This story on the KPVI-TV web site says not only will the plant make ethanol, it will reduce the need for landfills:

Wayne Brower, Bingham County Commissioner: “Very exciting to know that we can convert household waste into a useful product of ethanol.”

…Breaking ground on what developers believe will eventually be the trend in dealing with municipal solid waste.

Don Fredley, Logite International CEO: “In ten to fifteen years, you won’t need landfills anymore.”

The plant is expected to be up and running in 2010.

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