Canadian Biomass Magazine

Timmins to launch study for collecting organic waste and creating renewable natural gas

February 16, 2021
By Canadian Biomass Magazine

A study to introduce the curbside pick-up of organic waste in Timmins, Ont. may find that not only can the lifespan of the city’s landfill be expanded, another important component may be introduced.

By digesting organics at the city’s wastewater plant, the recaptured methane gas could be sold.

“The market will pay three to four times the price for natural gas for this renewable natural gas,” Patrick Seguin, the city’s director of public works and engineering, said.

To read the full story from the Timmins Daily Press, click here.


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