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Recycling in Montgomery!

Back in November 2009, when I was working on my project, “Patchwork: A Chronicle of Alabama in the New South,” I wrote a post about three environment-related stories happening at the time: then-governor Bob Riley making grants to sustain recycling programs, then-agriculture commissioner Ron Sparks moving trucks to clean-burning fuels, and my hometown of Montgomery contracting with a company called Plasma Waste Recycling, who were supposed to turn all of our trash into natural gas. PWR, out of Huntsville, was supposedly going to completely eliminate landfills by turning unwanted garbage into renewable… Read more Recycling in Montgomery!