Waste Not

Fahey, Jonathan
July 2010
Forbes Asia;Jul2010, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p46
The article reports on Waste Management Inc.'s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) David Steiner, who is looking forward to make use of technology for turning waste into more valuable commodities like ethanol, diesel, gasoline, natural gas or chemicals. Steiner has invested in startups and joint ventures which are doing experiments on techniques such as incinerating trash with a plasma, speed-composting organic waste and using heat and chemicals to turn trash into ethanol.


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