Study: Underground landfill possible [News]

December 18, 2012 by  
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By Feng Zengkun, The Straits Times, 12 Nov 2012.

Singapore could have an underground landfill to contain about 40 years’ worth of rubbish, a feasibility study has found.

The facility would be in western Singapore and take up about 8 sq km, slightly more than one-hundredth of the country’s land size.

The findings of the government-initiated study were presented last week during the 13th World Conference of the Associated Research Centres for Urban Underground Space, which ended last Friday. Singapore hosted the event for the first time.

Urban Redevelopment Authority group director Richard Hoo said: “We are still at the design and study stages. We have to make sure the cost equation works out.”

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  1. Joseph says:

    Hi Eugene,

    What are the types of food waste recycled by local companies?

    I heard IUT has shut down its operations, do you know how can I contact them?

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