6/10/2010

Waste Management, the country's biggest garbage-hauling company, is interested in acquiring innovative technologies that can convert trash into valuable products such as ethanol and chemicals, according to CEO David Steiner. During the past year, Waste Management invested in startups and joint ventures that are using techniques such as "incinerating trash with a plasma, speed-composting organic waste, and using heat and chemicals to turn trash into ethanol," according to this report.

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