Indonesian villagers cooking with gas - from garbage

ReutersPublished: June 16, 20141 views
Published: June 16, 2014

A community in East Java, Indonesia, is turning methane from the local garbage dump into gas for more than 400 homes. Local authorities have set up a system where methane produced by rotting waste is extracted and pumped to villages nearby, turning greenhouse gas emissions into useful energy. Tara Cleary reports. Credit to Reuters.

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