PBS NewsHour

How these farmers are turning manure and food waste to power

Clip: 11/29/2019 | 7m 24s Video has closed captioning.

According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, about 204 million pounds of turkey meat will be thrown away this Thanksgiving. That’s an estimated $293 million worth. As we continue our look at innovative solutions to food waste across the country, NPR’s Allison Aubrey visits a state that is keeping its food waste out of landfills by sending it to farms to turn it into electricity.

Aired: 11/29/19

Rating: NR

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