Landfill gas facility to double its power

Waste-to-energy plant will produce more electricity for businesses and homes. The Waste Management Columbia Ridge Landfill and Recycling Center, a landfill gas power plant south of Arlington, Oregon, will be doubling its capacity, enabling it to generate more power for Seattle businesses and homes that are 260 miles away. An estimated 2 million tons of garbage is handled by the landfill plant annually. Of the 2 million tons of trash that the Columbia Ridge Landfill and Recycling Center receives every year, about one third of it comes from Seattle Public…

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