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Nation's first waste-to-gas plant proves a point

Thursday 6 Aug 20 11:00am

New Zealand wastes nearly 125,000 tonnes of food a year
 

CONSTRUCTION of New Zealandís first large-scale waste-to-biogas plant shows the country could eliminate greenhouse gas emission caused by food rotting in rubbish dumps, the Bioenergy Association says.

About five per cent of the countryís total emissions come from the waste sector Ė primarily methane released as organic matter decomposes.

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