More Cash From Trash

Methane gas that builds up in landfills is not only a useful source of energy, it can also be a money saver when used to power busses and other other easily convertable vehicles – useful for a municipality and helpful to taxpayers.
A new method of methane extraction will make it practical to extract usable quanities of the gas from even small landfills. As long as we’re using landfills, getting a few benfits on the side is a great idea.

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of has grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.