DEVELOPMENT OF BIOLOGICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT IN THE PROVINCE OF TORINO

Waste management in Province of Torino is going through a difficult period because of two main aspects: the start-up of the first incinerator, with a nominal capacity of 421000 tons/year, which will dispose of more than 35% of produced municipal solid waste (MSW), and the Regional directive which imposes that source separation have to reach the value of 50% at the start-up of the incinerator itself. The Provincial directive in force (Programma Provinciale di Gestione dei Rifiuti, PPGR2005) foresees also the realization of another incinerator with a nominal capacity of 274000 tons/year; when this plant will be realized, the sum of the separately collected waste destined to reuse and recycling, and the potentiality of the incinerators for power recovery will exceed the amount of produced waste; this will offer exhaustive guarantee for a satisfactory management notwithstanding eventual technical drawbacks.

Waste management system in the Province of Torino will change when, in 2011, a new incinerator will be fully operative. Considering the scarce residual capacity of landfills, the Piemonte Region has imposed to reach the 50% of source separation by 2011 in order to cover the needs until the start up of the incinerator. As it has been already registered in some cases, the target can be reached only with a door to door modality of source separation. By this way the separately collected organic fraction will increase and this implies the improvement of biological plants system; besides unavoidable quality changes will cause time lengthening in biological treatments with a resulting plants potentiality reduction.



Copyright: © IWWG International Waste Working Group
Quelle: Specialized Session D (Oktober 2007)
Seiten: 10
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Autor: A. Castri
Rimualdo Conti
Chiara Mollea
R. Martini
Guglielmo Filippini

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