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About/Environment/Melton Waste to Energy Facility
Subject to Government approval, we will construct a facility to treat organic food waste at Melton Recycled Water Plant (RWP) to generate additional biogas for renewable energy use on site.
The innovative Melton Waste to Energy Facility will reduce Western Water’s greenhouse gas emissions while extracting the full value from local food waste, potentially decreasing the amount of food waste going to landfill and associated transportation costs.
The Melton Waste to Energy Facility, which is supported by a grant from Sustainability Victoria’s Waste to Energy Infrastructure Fund, is expected to be operational early in 2021.