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Mon May 27, 2019, 09:11 PM

Utah's rotten, stinky food can now be transformed into natural gas and fertilizer.

Utah’s rotten, stinky food can now be transformed into natural gas and fertilizer. Grocery stores and restaurants rejoice.


North Salt Lake • Imagine Utah as home to a voracious beast, able to consume 5 million gallons of food scraps — from rotten lettuce and rancid hamburger to spoiled milk and dirty frying oil.

What if this giant creature could grind and liquefy the waste, keeping it out of landfills and turning it into useful products such as natural gas and fertilizer?

This animal isn’t make-believe. It exists and is just waiting to be fed the stinkiest, sourest, most disgusting leftovers the state can scrape off its plates.

Utah’s first anaerobic food digester revved up in late February and, as of last week, was taking in about 100,000 gallons of food waste a day — one-third its capacity.

Read more: https://www.sltrib.com/news/2019/05/27/utahs-rotten-stinky-food/

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Reply Utah's rotten, stinky food can now be transformed into natural gas and fertilizer. (Original post)
TexasTowelie May 2019 OP
msongs May 2019 #1
Thunderbeast May 2019 #2
Crowman2009 May 2019 #3
Salviati May 2019 #4

Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Mon May 27, 2019, 09:18 PM

1. did it used to be transformed into mitt romney, trump's lap dog? nt

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Response to msongs (Reply #1)

Mon May 27, 2019, 09:42 PM

2. In Utah, it will have to digest a lot of green Jello Salad :)

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Response to Thunderbeast (Reply #2)

Mon May 27, 2019, 09:57 PM

3. Oh like in Troll 2, which coincidentally was filmed in Utah.

I bet finding out that fact makes you wanna say...

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Response to Crowman2009 (Reply #3)

Mon May 27, 2019, 10:07 PM

4. Nilbog? That's goblin spelled backwards!

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