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BIG shows us that infrastructure can be beautiful

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working side
credit: Working side of building/ Lloyd Alter

We approached from the working side of the building, where the garbage trucks arrive and enter to dump their load. It's a lot of garbage; in 2015 ARC converted 395,000 tonnes of waste into 901,000 MWh of energy, of which 766,000 MWh was heat, equivalent to the consumption of 150,000 homes, and 135,000 MWh of electricity.

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