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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 […]

Vietnam’s largest waste-to-energy plant begins operation

Vietnam’s largest waste-to-energy plant, capable of handling 4,000 tons of dry waste a day, began operations Monday morning in Hanoi.

Vietnam’s largest Waste-to-Energy Plant Nears Completion

The Soc Son Waste-to-Energy (WTE) project in Nam Son Waste Treatment Complex was approved by Hanoi’s administration in late 2017 with a total investment of VND7 trillion ($303 million).

Vietnam’s largest waste-to-energy plant nears completion

Located next to the Nam Son Waste Treatment Complex in Hanoi, the Soc Son Waste-to-Energy Plant can readily receive garbage every day. Once completed, it will be the largest of its kind in Vietnam and the second largest in the world, with a capacity of handling 4,000 tons of dry solid waste each day.

Vietnam’s potential of biomass energy

Biomass energy is energy generated or produced by living or once-living organisms. The most common biomass materials used for energy are plants and wood.

Waste biofuels to be ‘key driver’ in energy transition

Waste-based biofuels could be a key driver of the energy transition transforming today’s limited supply of low carbon transportation fuels and creating a local, circular economy, according to a new Wood Mackenzie report

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 […]

Waste-based power plants worsen air pollution, global warming: Environmentalists

Environmentalists have urged against using incinerators as waste-to-energy power plants (PLTSa) to tackle garbage problem in cities across the country, saying that they would cause more environmental problems. Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) executive director Nur Hidayati said that such a method of burning trash could aggravate pollution as it releases harmful toxins into […]

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 […]

Waste-to-energy facilities set for Cebu, Pangasinan

MANILA — Power consumers from Pangasinan and Cebu are set to benefit from the three waste-to-energy facilities that are worth USD230 million and are expected to begin operations by 2022. In an interview on the sidelines of the Waste-to-Energy Summit held in Quezon City on Friday, Integrated Green Technology (IGT) president and chief executive officer, […]