Milliken Carpet to Use Landfill Methane

methane.jpgGreenbiz reports that La Grange, GA will start selling methane from its landfill to loval businesses. The first deal will sell off 80% of the gas to Milliken Carpet who will use it to offset about 30% of their natural gas needs. The company benefits by reducing its evironmental footprint, and the city can offset property taxes accordingly.

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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.