Miami-Dade set to convert its ash to cash as cost becomes asset
Written by Marilyn Bowden on February 9, 2021
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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