Mill weaves landfill gas power into production

Treadway, Elizabeth
June 1998
World Wastes;Jun98, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p16
Trade Publication
Reports on Greensboro, North Carolina-based Cone Mills Corp.'s use of the methane gas-generated at the city-owned facility to manufacture denim and consumer products at its White Oak plant. Landfill gas recovery project as partnership between city, Duke Engineering and Services and Cone; Meeting of city's goals of using gas for energy while addressing the Clean Air Act.


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