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May 12, 2022

Here's how a tiny Greek island closed a landfill and recycled 80% of its trash

  • Tilos has been producing most of its own electricity since 2019, using a solar park and a wind turbine hooked up to trailer-sized batteries.
    Associated Press

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    Deputy Mayor Spyros Aliferis on Monday checked a battery installation on the Aegean Sea island of Tilos, southeastern Greece.

    TILOS, Greece — When deciding where to test green tech, Greek policymakers picked the remotest point on the map: tiny Tilos.

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