Premiere Date:Sunday, January 11, 2009
Your garbage may wind up helping build a new home. Jenkins Brick, a more than century-old business, uses gas produced from landfill waste to make bricks. Landfill gas contains methane, a flammable gas, used in the kilns where bricks are hardened. ALABAMA STORIES looks at what the process could mean for the environment, energy independence, and revenue for local governments.