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Peter Melnik, a fourth-generation dairy farmer, owns Bar-Way Farm, Inc. in Deerfield, Mass. He has an anaerobic digester on his farm that converts food waste into renewable energy. Allison Aubrey/NPR hide caption

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Chew On This: Farmers Are Using Food Waste To Make Electricity

Dairy farmers in Massachusetts are using food waste to create renewable energy. Each farm produces enough to power about 1,500 homes. This helps prevent the release of methane, a greenhouse gas.

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Opinion: Bill Ruckelshaus, Conservationist Who Also Protected The Rule Of Law

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We Could Have Been Beautiful Again Hammock
Main Title from "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" Heinz Kiessling
A Thousand Kisses Deep Chris Botti
Romance To the Grave Broken Social Scene
Love and Mathematics Broken Social Scene

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Possibility Of Female Deacons Gives Some Catholics Hope

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Lost in the Woods [Weezer Version] [Version] Weezer
Into the Unknown [Panic! at the Disco Version] [Version] Panic! At the Disco

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Chew On This: Farmers Are Using Food Waste To Make Electricity

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Hockey Skates Kathleen Edwards
Berimbau Quinet No. 1 "Solkatt" Arcomusical

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Daniel Craig: 'Knives Out' Aims To Be One Of Those 'Grand Pieces Of Entertainment'

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Shut Up and Dance Walk the Moon
Anna Sun Walk the Moon

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