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PUB, NEA find a way to convert sludge and food waste into energy

SINGAPORE – What gets flushed down your toilet every day might just not be wasted. After a two-year trial, Singapore’s national water agency PUB and the National Environment Agency (NEA) have found a way to make sure of this. Mix what is flushed down the loo (water sludge) with table scraps, and this stomach-churning mixture […]

Waste is a burning problem, but burning’s no solution

HÀ NỘI — After years of suffering, the residents could not take the stink any more. On January 11, they gathered together and set up tents on the road, blocking garbage trucks from carrying waste to the Nam Sơn dumping ground in the capital city’s Sóc Sơn District. The impact was immediate. Garbage began piling […]

MAHB, Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia and Malindo to help promote palm oil

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), Malaysia Airlines Bhd, AirAsia Group Bhd and Malindo Airways Sdn Bhd are supportive of national campaign to promote Malaysian palm oil to air travellers. In a statement today, Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok said the airport operator and three airlines had pledged their support for “Love MY Palm […]

MOU for Silang green energy project signed

SILANG, Cavite — Waste management will no longer be a problem for this municipality after its local government signed a memorandum of agreement (MOU) with Trashtalk Phil. (Waste Management and Green Solution Inc.) for the implementation of a green energy project. Under the MOU forged on Tuesday, the investor Trashtalk will put up waste-to-energy facilities […]

PNOC, Baguio City tie up to convert waste into energy

MANILA, Philippines — PNOC Renewables Corp. (PNOC-RC), the renewable energy arm of state-run Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC), has partnered with the local government of Baguio to explore waste-to-energy development. PNOC-RC and the local government unit of Baguio recently signed a memorandum of understanding to support waste-to-energy development and sustainable solid waste management of the […]

Itochu to create ‘pineapple’ energy in the Philippines

Trading house Itochu Corp. will start a business that generates electricity from the unused parts of pineapples in the Philippines. Itochu group company Dole Philippines Inc., which produces pineapples and bananas in the Southeast Asian country for export to North America and Japan, has tied up with a local venture company for the project. While […]

Waste-to-electricity projects in big cities appeal to investors

In November 2018, the HCM City Department of Natural Resources and the Environment joined forces with Tasco JSC to start construction of Tasco Cu Chi, a 500 ton per day solid recycling plant. In Hanoi, the municipal authorities approved the Soc Son waste-to-electricity (WTE) plant project with capacity of 4,000 tons per day. With huge […]

Vietnam, Japan cooperate in solid waste treatment

Workers sort waste at a waste treatment factory Speaking at the first meeting of the committee in Hanoi on January 11 as part of the Vietnam-Japan Environment Week, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Vo Tuan Nhan said Japan has effectively managed solid waste, recycling it for energy generation. However, this is a headache […]

New possible solutions to Vietnam’s waste problems

HCM City (VNS/VNA) – Closed-loop organic waste processing technology and de-centralised waste processing are possible solutions for Vietnam’s organic waste problems, experts said at a discussion panel earlier this week. Huynh Kim Tuoc, Director of the Saigon Innovation Hub (SIHUB), said that de-centralised waste processing, in which waste would be processed on a smaller scale […]

Closed-loop waste processing could solve Vietnam’s waste problems: experts

Huynh Kim Tuoc, director of the Saigon Innovation Hub (SIHUB), said that de-centralised waste processing, in which waste would be processed on a smaller scale spread out over the city, would be less polluting than centralised facilities, which exist in fewer areas with larger volumes of waste. Ichiro Hatayama, chairman of the MILAI Group, a […]