Since Linde and Waste Management’s plant began operating in September 2009, it has produced over two million gallons of clean, renewable fuel from landfill gas generated through the decomposition of waste at the Altamont Landfill. More than 300 of Waste Management’s liquid natural gas collection vehicles in
“We are closing the loop in the waste disposal business,” said Duane Woods, senior vice president for Waste Management’s Western Group. “Converting the landfill gas into a sustainable, clean alternative fuel source is the very essence of closed-loop recycling.”
“Our natural gas collection vehicles produce 97 percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions than comparable diesel fuel vehicles. Creating a healthier environment through reduced emissions and improved air quality is the essence of green innovation. Waste Management is proud to be recognized for this achievement,” Woods added.
Linde North America president Pat Murphy stated: “As usual,
The plant is located at Waste Management’s Altamont Landfill and Resource Recovery Facility near
Source: Waste Management and the Linde Group.