Types of waste

Types of waste

At present, waste is classified as the one of the following:

  • Municipal solid waste (MSW)
  • Process waste
  • Medical waste
  • Agricultural Waste

The World Energy Council (2016) reports that according to the current rate of waste generation, global waste is estimated to reach 6 million tonnes/day by 2025.

So, increasing utility scale WtE plants using MSW or agricultural waste would be a constructive way to deal with waste, as evident