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Melton Waste to Energy Project

Western Water has developed a business case to treat organic food waste at Melton Recycled Water Plant (RWP) to generate additional biogas for renewable energy use on site.

The Melton Waste to Energy Project presents an ideal opportunity to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions while decreasing the amount of local food waste going to landfill, and associated transportation costs.

Waste to energy trials will commence in 2019 while Western Water explores further opportunities for supplier partnerships.

The Melton Waste to Energy Project, which has been supported by a grant from Sustainability Victoria’s Waste to Energy Infrastructure fund, is expected to be operational in early 2020.

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