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One Man's Trash can be Another Man's Treasure . . . Waste to Energy in North Carolina: An Overview


UNC School of Law Festival of Legal Learning
(February, 2011)

Certain waste products, including swine and poultry waste, human waste, and wood waste are types of biomass resources.  Given the practical potential of biomass, waste products such as these could play a meaningful role in the development North Carolina’s renewable energy market.  Moreover, given that North Carolina has an abundance of these waste products, fuel used in waste to energy facilities will directly contribute to North Carolina’s economy.  Thus, the waste products that may have been deemed a curse of North Carolina’s agricultural economy could be a harbinger of North Carolina’s sustainable future, or in other words, “one man’s trash can be another man’s treasure.”

Read the entirety of One Man’s Trash can be Another Man’s Treasure . . . Waste to Energy in North Carolina An Overview written by M. Gray Styers, Jr. and Charlotte Mitchell for UNC School of Law Festival of Legal Learning in February, 2011.

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