Giant Gleaming Eggs Will Help Solve Urban Water, Energy And Waste Problems

The new project is a giant step forward for New York, because it will enable the city to sell biogas from the digesters into the commercial natural gas market.
Giant Gleaming Eggs Will Help Solve Urban Water, Energy And Waste Problems

Via Clean Technica:

Not too long ago, cities could be labeled strictly as takers: taking in food, water, energy and other resources, while dumping out mountains of garbage and oceans of polluted wastewater. But take a look at the gigantic egg-shaped structures that dominate New York City’s Newtown Creek wastewater treatment plant, and you’re looking at the key to a sustainable future.

The distinctive landmarks are digesters that convert municipal wastewater into biogas, and New York has just announced a new food waste recycling/wastewater project that will enable the digesters to accept food scraps from househol...

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