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Reaching for carbon neutral by using food waste to generate electricity: npr.org/sections/thesalt/2019/

Efforts like this are useful so long as the trim around the edges of existing waste, but they have a way of creating pocket industries that profit by producing waste. For example, European biofuel consumption has resulted in Georgia timber companies logging specifically to make the wood pellets that were initially chosen because they were a byproduct.

@lrhodes
None of these techniques will avoid this pitfall until profit stops being a primary motivator for people

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