Nepal gears up to turn waste into energy

By Naresh Newar | Thu, 25 Jul 2013 15:15 PM
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KATHMANDU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Every day, Nepal produces 2,000 tonnes of solid waste across its 58 municipalities, yet it lacks an efficient system to manage that waste. Renewable energy experts call it a “waste of waste,” as the trash could easily be converted into power and compost.

The energy generated could be fed into the national grid, they say, helping reduce Nepal’s...

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