Tag: alternative fuels

The Secret to Renewable Energy May Be Rotting in Your Trash Can

By Lizzie Buchen | April 2, 2008 1:17 pm

If you feel immobilized by the latest bump in gas prices, just follow these five simple steps:

  1. scour through the rotting dregs of your kitchen’s garbage cans, collect all animal and plant products (the fouler the better)
  2. toss a few billion garbage-loving bacteria into the decaying sludge
  3. give the microbes a few days to breed and ferment
  4. discard gelatinous muck, save all gases emitted
  5. enjoy your environmentally friendly energy!

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