Waste-to-energy project presented in Prokuplje
The association of entrepreneurs, employers and craftspeople of Toplica region in Serbia’s south organized a presentation of electricity generation from waste incineration. In cooperation with the Toplica District and the Municipality of Prokuplje, it brought experts from Slovakian development assistance project to speak about how to use municipal solid waste in the best way. The event was also attended by representatives of municipal inspections of Prokuplje and nearby towns of Blace, Žitorađa and Kuršumlija.
In the past several years, countries of the European Union process municipal waste and partly use it for electricity generation, the guests said. This way many problems were solved, the environment is protected, jobs are created and resources are saved, they added and recommended to Serbian municipal authorities to learn about projects of waste-to-energy. The experts underscored developed EU countries partly solved issues of municipal waste dumping.