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Montenay Waste-to-Energy Facility


Take a tour of the Miami-Dade Resources Recovery Facility operated by Montenay Power Corporation. It will focus on the waste to energy processes that are utilized at this site. The Montenay facility processes more than 4,000 tons of garbage and trash each day and is reportedly the largest waste-to-energy facility in the world. The social, environmental, financial and health issues relating to waste disposal will be examined. An on-site twelve acre wetland disposal will be examined. Participants will become more aware of the link between waste disposal, levels of consumption, and environmental health issues. To learn more visit:

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Earth Ethics Institute • An Earth Literacy Resource Center Serving MDC Administrators, Faculty, Staff,  and Students, as well as the South Florida Community
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