Carbon Reduction Projects

3Degrees and its partners support carbon emission reduction projects across the United States and around the world. Please find profiles on a few of these projects below.

Denton Landfill

A 1.6 MW Caterpillar 3520 generator uses methane gas from the Denton Landfill to generate power while a backup candlestick flare located on the landfill property combusts landfill gas when the generator is at capacity.

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McKinney Landfill Gas Destruction

The McKinney Landfill captures methane gas that would otherwise be emitted into the atmosphere from anaerobic decomposition within the landfill.

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Rockingham County NC Landfill Gas Project

The Rockingham Landfill Gas Project collects and destroys methane that would otherwise be released into the atmosphere.

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Granger South Jordan Landfill Gas Destruction

The South Jordan Landfill Gas Project uses captured methane from the Trans-Jordan Landfill as a fuel source for electricity generation.

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MP Greenwood Landfill Gas to Energy Project

Methane from the Greenwood Landfill is used to generate electricity at the nearby Fujifilm facility.

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Billings Regional Landfill

Producing greenhouse gases are an unavoidable part of operating a landfill. At most, standard practice is to let the gas slowly release into the atmosphere. However, today we have the technology to collect the gas before it is released and use it to our advantage. Billings Regional Landfill is one example of this growing trend in landfill operations. 

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