Making use of landfills

A new $13 million landfill gas-to-energy facility has started construction near Drummondville, Quebec. The Waste Management Inc. facility, which says it will be open by 2012, will generate enough electricity to service close to 6,500 homes. 

Read more at The Montreal Gazette.

If you are not quite sure how a landfill gas-to-energy facility works, Waste Management can explain.