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    Trash to Energy: Oklahoma Business Fires Bricks With Landfill Gas

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    Methane produced by landfills is a powerful greenhouse gas. In Oklahoma, NativeEnergy’s Wewoka Biogas Project is capturing that potentially harmful gas and putting it to good use.

    The project pipes gas created by a landfill to a family-owned brick plant, where it is used to fire kilns. This project helps the local business, and it is expected to reduce 30,000 tons of greenhouse gas pollution each year.

    That’s like taking 5,000 cars off the road.

    Several major companies—including eBay, Esurance, Designtex, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, and Eco-Products—bought NativeEnergy Help Build™ carbon offsets from the project. This provided critical upfront funding that enabled its construction.

    Learn more at nativeenergy.com/wewoka-biogas-project.html.

    About NativeEnergy

    NativeEnergy is an expert provider of carbon offsets, renewable energy credits, and carbon accounting software. With NativeEnergy’s Help Build™ offsets, businesses and individuals can help f