Use Case: Landfill Rehabilitation for Housing Purposes

Urbanization is an ever-accelerating trend especially in the developing world. People are moving to cities in search of a better future and thus burdening the already struggling waste management system to its limits. Waste is simply discarded in street corners or dumped in over-stretched landfills in the midst of residential areas, even though this space would be sorely needed for housing or infrastructure development purposes.

Landfills have historically been founded, or formed, on the edge of towns and cities. The less waste collection infrastructure there is, the closer the landfill typically is. Modern cities are now expanding around, and sometimes even on top of, the old landfills.

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Benefits

Waste Management

  • Creating new business potential
  • Simplifying waste logistics
  • Reducing environmental impacts
  • Matching future regulations
  • Postponing landfill investments
  • Green image benefits

Power & Utility

  • Decentralizing power generation
  • Enabling off-grid solutions
  • Offering fuel & production flexibility
  • Harnessing endless fuel source
  • Utilizing carbon credit schemes
  • Fast plant delivery

Investors

  • Excellent return on investment (ROI)
  • Scalable business model
  • Diversified investment portfolio
  • Vendor arranged funding
  • Fast project roll-out
  • Plant relocation option

Other Stakeholders

  • Turning waste into local welfare
  • Health & environmental benefits
  • Local reliable energy supply
  • Educational & job opportunities
  • Improving living conditions
  • Implementing development funding