Sun Editorial Says WTE Deserves Consideration

Edmonton waste management centre

Edmonton’s Waste Management Centre turns solid waste residuals into bio-fuels. Source: City of Edmonton

An October 3rd editorial by the Vancouver Sun crunches the numbers on waste generation in our region. The conclusion?  Waste-to-energy is a proven option that residents of Metro Vancouver should consider:

“In Vancouver, for example, just over 600,000 inhabitants generated 557,334 tonnes of waste last year. Sort that into commercial, demolition and residential waste and it turns out that the average citizen produces about half a tonne of garbage a year.”

 

 

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