flathead county landfill http://mtpr.org en From flush to flash, how septic systems could help power your home http://mtpr.org/post/flush-flash-how-septic-systems-could-help-power-your-home <p>The Flathead County Landfill currently has a gas-to-energy project where methane gas is collected to power a generator instead of being burned off.</p><p>Waste management officials recently learned more about how to use the waste from septic tanks to make trash decompose faster, and produce more energy.</p><p>St.Clair County in Michigan has about 50,000-septic tanks- residences or businesses not hooked up to a sewer system and therefore using septic tanks to collect their waste.</p><p>Those tanks need to periodically be pumped.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 22:12:47 +0000 Katrin Frye 15575 at http://mtpr.org From flush to flash, how septic systems could help power your home