Getting more than a buzz: St. Cloud uses beer, byproducts to fuel wastewater plant

19 Feb 2019

ST. CLOUD — Whenever you dump something down the drain, it goes to the city of St. Cloud's NEW (Nutrients, Energy and Water) Recovery Facility, where nutrients are recovered, waste is treated, and clean water is sent back into the environment.

But large-scale beverage producers — who have high-sugar waste filled with potential energy — get special treatment when it comes to the byproducts created at their facilities.

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