Garbage In, Energy Out

May 1, 2013
The City of Oslo, Norway, is running out of trash to meet its energy demands.
Judging by the size of some local landfills, the United States is missing out on a big bet to improve its trade balance—trash. Oslo, Norway, for one, could be a really good customer. Seems the frugal Norwegians burn most of their trash and convert it into energy, and they're running out of the raw material. For the complete story from the New York Times, go here