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Garbage Recycling / Iowa #487125

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 19, 1976
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(Studio) Report on garbage project.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Ames, Iowa) People pay $6 million for plant to convert garbage. [Kittie MUCHINSKY - says not wasting anything.]
REPORTER: Sam Iker

(Des Moines, Iowa) Landfill method of disposal used here. Experts say garbage thrown out by Americans has energy equivalent to 150 million barrels of oil.
REPORTER: Sam Iker

(Ames, Iowa) Part of garbage generates 15% of town's energy. Process described. [Public works director, Arnold CHAMPLAND - says garbage is substitute for coal.]
REPORTER: Sam Iker

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Iker, Sam
Duration:
00:02:20

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