2012 is almost upon us and I know I am not the only one clinging to hope for the new year, desperately dreaming of the things that may come. For me, the year holds exciting plans: moving in with my sister, travelling for clinical rotations for school, a white-coat ceremony where I get to finally feel like a doctor, and potentially even an engagement and wedding planning! (Shhh..at 26, this bloggirl is still a little superstitious). ...more
As the push to be environmentally
conscious increases, many of us try to practice what we preach -
reduce-reuse-recycle. But according to the Environmental Protection
Agency, 55 percent of everyday garbage and trash still ends up in giant
landfills across the nation.
All this trash may have an up side
as a renewable energy source! At landfills across the county, new
technology is being used to capture the methane gas created as the
garbage decomposes. This is treated and used as fuel.