photo by Darcy Norman, via Flickr-CC license150,000 landfill sites dot the continent of Europe. Now, digging up this waste could power 60,000 homes. If a pilot project by U.K. company Advanced Plasma Power comes to fruition, these mounds of debris may soon be feeding the power grid.

While several other European countries are engaged in feasibility studies, it is near Hasselt, in Belgium, that this rubbish revolution is springing to life.

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