25. Waste to Willows - An easy to grow energy crop that also treats your waste

Learn how a small rural Albertan county is treating it's waste in a more environmentally responsible fashion and growing their own substitute for natural gas. They pump the effluent from a waste lagoon into a densely planted stand of willows. Willows like moist soil, grow fast and grow easily in our climate. That willow is then chopped down every three years and can be used for wood, heat or compost. In Camrose, they're using it to heat their main county office. To learn more about this idea head to http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/25-waste-willows
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