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Toronto wants to power its trash trucks with food waste

Garbage collected from residents is seen piled up at the Christie Pits Park outdoor hockey rink temporary garbage dumpsite in Toronto June 29, 2009. Nineteen temporary dump sites are up and running in Toronto for residents to get rid of perishable garbage that has been piling up at their homes during the city's week-old municipal strike by some 24,000 City of Toronto indoor and outdoor workers.     REUTERS/ Mike Cassese   (CANADA ENVIRONMENT EMPLOYMENT BUSINESS) - GM1E56U059E01

The city’s food scraps and biodegradable waste will be processed in a newly constructed anaerobic digestion facility from March 2020. Image: REUTERS/Mike Cassese

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