Energy/Transport – Garbage

To reduce emissions, power stations are an easy target but big corporations hold governments hostage to deflect your wishful thinking.

Meanwhile, vehicles are things we take for granted, even huge great, smelly diesel, early-morning-noisy garbage trucks. Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, people have stopped taking such things for granted. So much stop/start garbage collection is an ideal application for battery electric power, take a look at:

http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/05/17/electric-garbage-trucks-roll-in-france/

If you’re suspicious that cost of such a truck might be high then let’s get real that cost of disposing of garbage really is high. The truck can obviously generate more revenue if it makes more collections, each of which might be lighter. So now check the “smart chip wheelie bin”, to enable user pays garbage, to help you lighten your load, or cop a fine:

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/09/dont-recycle-your-trash-can-will-tell-on-you/

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This is on behalf of local climate change group. Material is selected by Bernie McComb and does not necessarily represent opinion of whole group.
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