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  • Gregory Franklyn

    All we need to do to make this garbage burning more earth friendly is a way to capture the byproducts of burning and use them for something else. Burnt stuff becomes carbon. There are LOTS of uses for carbon. I have some in my Britta Water Filter.

  • Gregory Franklyn

    We can solve 2 problems with this idea. Landfill congestion and power generation. FREE fuel to make electricity? What's not to like?

  • Chris Thurber

    really cool! Why... why aren't we doing this..???

  • Jerliyah

    cool, can they take some of the U.S. trash too?

  • Casey Caplowe

    I was really excited about this until reading that they're simply burning all that trash. No I guess i'd like to know more as to whether or not that's better or worse than burning other kinds of stuff for energy. I guess if its no worse than burning, say coal, then we might as well.... less stuff to bury in the ground.

    • Viktor Venson

      True - a bit anticlimactic. This PDF might give some hope though-

      "Sweden has had strict standards limiting emissions from
      waste incineration since the mid-1980s. Most emissions
      have fallen by between 90 and 99 per cent since then
      thanks to ongoing technical development and better
      waste sorting."