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From YouTube: Day in the Life :: Landfill


Normally when you think of the Landfill, you probably think of just a place where trash is buried. However, the Buncombe County Solid Waste Department has many programs through the landfill that not only dispose of trash and improve our methods of recycling, but they even generate electricity with the gas created through its trash decomposition. So follow along with Landfill employees to learn all about these revolutionary processes, in a Day in the Life of the Solid Waste Department.

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