How do landfills capture methane?

Webster Thompson asked a question: How do landfills capture methane?
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Date created: Fri, Mar 12, 2021 6:07 AM
Date updated: Thu, Sep 22, 2022 7:36 AM


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To capture it, operators insert vertical wells into the waste and use vacuum pressure to suck up the gas. Because methane is the main component of natural gas, it can be captured and burned for energy with a much lower climate impact than letting it seep out.

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