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Front Page » Breaking News » Miami-Dade set to convert its ash to cash as cost becomes asset

Miami-Dade set to convert its ash to cash as cost becomes asset

Written by on February 9, 2021

Miami-Dade set to convert its ash to cash as cost becomes asset

The county’s Department of Waste Management is poised to begin the conversion of waste ash, a toxic substance that has cost the county about $330,600 a year to dispose of safely, to a marketable asset.

“We are finalizing the details of a contract with Covanta and Titan,” said Department Director Michael J. Fernandez, “after which we expect to start processing the ash on site for use in portland cement.”

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