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‘It’s a win-win’: Fort Worth will sell gas from your trash through new landfill program

When Janet Mattern learned of Waste Management’s efforts to capture methane gas at the retired Westside landfill, she wondered why Fort Worth wasn’t doing the same at the city’s Southeast landfill.  Landfill gas — composed of roughly 50% methane and 50% carbon dioxide — is generated when organic material, like food scraps, decomposes. Greenhouse gases […]