The GCC’s waste volume is expected to reach 180 million tonnes in the next five years, which augments the case for investment in waste-to-energy (WTE). Is the region now overcoming bottlenecks that previously stood in the way of utility scale WTE?
The gulf region produces around 150 million tonnes of waste annually, with only 5 per cent of it being recycled and vast quantities going to municipal dumps and landfill, say industry experts
Rise in waste, especially municipal waste, is likely to become a major reason for concern for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), with the total waste generated to increase from 94 Mn MT in 2015 to as high as 120 Mn MT per year by 2020
Bee'ah, the Middle East's leading fully integrated environment and waste management company, has signed a contract with Al Kalba Municipality, for the provision of waste collection, management and treatment services in the city
Be'ah, the solid waste management utility of Oman, has signed up Al Affia Global Industries to process some of the huge stockpiles of scrap tyres amassed at key dumpsites around the sultanate, into commercially valuable byproducts
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