Vietnam: Opportunities in the Waste-to-Energy Sector

With the rise in urbanization from 2004 to 2015, waste generated in Vietnam increased from 15.6 million tons to 27.8 million tons annually, an increase of 78.2 percent. Majority of the waste collected ends up in landfills, which contaminates the ground and surface water, increase pollutants, and affect public health. Waste-to-energy technologies offer a cost-effective solution that has the potential of reducing waste volume by 90 percent and generating energy for the urban areas.

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Koushan Das