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Posted Tue Nov 18 2008: from Washington Post:
Japan's Trash Technology Helps Deodorize Dumps in Tokyo
TOKYO -- It doesn't smell like a dump. If it did, there are a quarter-million neighbors to complain about Tokyo's Toshima Incineration Plant, which devours 300 tons of garbage a day, turning it into electricity, hot water and a kind of recyclable sand. ... Remarkably, this does not create a big stink, literally or politically.
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Why don't we put all our trash on barges and send it to Japan!
Better yet, let's place these incinerators anywhere there's a floating island of trash -- clean up the oceans as well!

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