Thiruvananthapuram's new waste plan is a US reject
By : Sustainability ..., Nov 28, 2012
The gasification technology, which will be used in the proposed modern waste treatment plant at Chalai was tried and abandoned in the US three decades ago, according to a study report. Interestingly, the report has been published by a US-based environmental organization, the Blue Ridge Environmental...
With waste-to-energy, landfill search ends
By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2012
In 1999, Singapore was sending 0.76 million tonnes of waste to its landfill site in a year and incinerating 2.04 million tonnes. In 2011, only 0.2 million tonnes was sent to the site while 2.66 million tonnes was sent for incineration to its four waste-to-energy (WTE) plants. The plants process around 7,...