New, Safe And Cheap Way To Get Rid Of Waste

MELAKA: Hang Tuah Jaya Municipal Council (MPHTJ) and Sirim Berhad are working together to introduce a green technology called Anaerobic Digestion System (ADS).
Melaka housing, local government and environment committee chairman Datuk Ismail Othman said ADS could help lessen greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming as well as reduce the need for additional landfills in the state.
“Studies show the system generates less greenhouse gases. A high concentration of methane gas from existing landfills is one of the major causes of global warming,” he said after launching the ADS at Melaka Mall here.
Ismail said biogases, generated from ADS, could be used as fuel as well as fertiliser for plants.
He said the system, which was safe and cheap, could begin operating on a large scale by 2020.
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