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Latvia Garbage Dump Helps Grow a Tomato Farm

Latvia is not among countries whose latitude makes it suitable for growing moderate-climate vegetables, such as tomatoes. But, through clever use of a garbage dump as a source of energy, a large greenhouse near the capital Riga is now growing more than 450 tons of tomatoes annually. Latvian consumers who enjoy these yellow tomatoes may not even know that they are locally grown, let alone that they grew with the help of their own garbage. The huge Getlini garbage dump outside the...

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