Bitcoin miners are increasingly turning to landfills not only to find bitcoins, but to enhance their operations.
New players to cryptocurrency games such as Vespene and XcelPlus are tapping landfill methane for the massive amounts of energy needed to find Bitcoin. The use of emissions is advantageous as it greatly reduces the environmental impact crypto mining uses. In addition, landfills exist all over the world. This means miners can go anywhere they want.
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