Waste > Gas = Renewable Energy
We power around 4,000 homes with the gas generated onsite.
Nick, Landfill Operations Manager
We continue to tackle climate change by reducing our greenhouse emissions through the responsible management of our landfill gas.
The gas produced at landfills like the Melbourne Regional Landfill is made up of about 50% methane – the major component of the natural gas used at home - and about 50% carbon dioxide.Read more in the fact sheet >
Once inside the plant, the landfill gas is used to power generators that produce electricity that is fed straight back in to the local electricity grid – powering around 4,000 homes.Read more in the fact sheet >