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Renewable energy produced from waste gas is anticipated to power 10,800 dwellings in Canberra

Under an expanded capture scheme, methane produced by Canberra’s main waste dump is expected to create enough energy to power 10,800 homes and substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Approximately half of the 300,000 tonnes of waste that are dumped in landfills annually in the area are categorized as organic waste, which includes food and wood products.

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