Engineers Without Borders Lebanon conducted a national study on the applicability of waste to energy in Lebanon. The study evaluates the current strategy adopted in Lebanon and recommends an integrated municipal solid waste management plan with en energy recovery potential to reduce greenhouse emissions, and increase electricity availability.
The study is done in partnership with Green Arms to analyze the feasibility and need for Waste to Energy in Lebanon to reduce waste stock and improve rural areas living conditions. The study would be proposed to government officials and might be implmented starting 2013.
The growth of MSW production and the overloading of waste dumps is creating environmental risks and health issues in various regions of the country. The study proposes the adoption of sustainable strategy to reduce waste size and improve the living conditions in rural areas.
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