HCMC calls on investment capital in waste treatment projects

According to the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment, the city People’s Committee and relevant departments launched bid invitations to tender consultancy price for waste treatment projects via electricity generation technologies.

HCMC calls on investment capital in waste treatment projects

More than 90 percent of the city waste has still been treated by the burial method, and the rest has being recycled into compost and incineration without generate electricity.

However, the disposal method has caused many consequences for the city's environmental quality such as increasing unpleasant nasty smell at landfills and a risk of secondary pollution from leachate. 

Dealing with this problem, Ho Chi Minh City has advocated the disposal of the municipal waste treatment technology from burial method to incineration to create generate electricity since 2018.

Currently, many investors keen on these projects and sent documents to participate in the bidding. 

According to the city’s program to reduce pollution by 2020, there are 60 percent of city waste must be treated by incineration to create electricity generation.

BY MINH XUAN- Translated by Huyen Huong

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