Hanoi opens new waste treatment plant hinh anh 1Industrial waste is being treated. (Source: VNA)

The People’s Committee of Hanoi held a ceremony on August 27 to inaugurate and put the Phuong Dinh waste treatment plant into operation in Dan Phuong district.

The factory, which will use Martin technology from Germany, is one of the pioneer facilities in Vietnam in combusting waste to produce electricity.

It has a total investment capital of 270 billion VND (12.2 million USD) and a processing capacity of 300 tonnes of waste per day.

The plant will help meet the demand for waste treatment in the Dan Phuong, Hoai Duc and Quoc Oai districts as well as industrial parks and craft villages in the localities, said Vu Hong Khanh, Deputy Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee.-VNA