Australia’s Trisun Energy to build $520 mln waste treatment plant in Vietnam, by Trung Son, VN Express, 22 February 2017

An edited extract of the original article is reproduced below.

Upon completion, it can handle over 40 percent of daily waste volume from Vietnam’s largest city

Australia’s Trisun Green Energy Co has secured approval to build a $520-million waste treatment plant outside Ho Chi Minh City, according to the municipal government.

The Sydney-based firm will apply plasma gasification technology in the plant to burn 3,000 tons of garbage per day, equivalent to more than 40 percent of the city’s volume of waste.

Most of garbage from the city, Vietnam’s largest economic hub, has so far been treated by burial method at landfill sites, which poses a high risk of pollution to the environment. The remaining waste is incinerated and a small portion gets recycled…

 

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