Thursday, August 6, 2020

Technical Talk on Scheduled Waste to Energy (SWtE) Project

Date                                    : 15th August 2020
Time                                   :  2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Venue                                 : The IEM Miri Branch Office
BEM Approved Hours        :  2 CPD hours
Speakers                            :  Ir Tian Fung Wang
Online registration form      :  click here


Technical Talk on Scheduled Waste to Energy(SWtE) Projectis organised by The IEM Miri Branch.

Hazardous Waste can be defined as waste with properties that make it dangerous or capable of having a harmful effect on human health or the environment. Hazardous waste is generated from various sources and may come in many forms, including liquids, solids, gases and sludge. Hazardous Waste often contaminates ground water.  Hazardous Waste can be known as Scheduled Waste in Malaysia because these wastes were differentiated and categorized in the first Schedule of Environmental Quality (Scheduled Waste) Regulations 2005.

Increase of Scheduled Waste is a result of industrialization process. In general, Scheduled Waste treatment can be categorized into several methods including Landfill, Solidification, Incineration, Reduction and others depend on waste characteristics or laboratory test result. The cost of treatment normally related to its difficulty in treating the waste. Improper treatment may result in environmental pollution which leads to irreversible health problem for living creatures exposed.

With reference to Environmental Quality (Scheduled Waste) Regulations 2005, facilities that treating Scheduled Waste or performing Recovery process shall obtain approval from Department of Environmental. Further to that, residues from recovery of Scheduled Waste shall ONLY be disposed at Prescribed Premises approved by Department of Environmental.

The objective of this talk is to provide some in sight view of Scheduled Waste Treatment method especially Scheduled Waste to Energy (SWtE) Project. Speaker wills also sharing his experience in developing a SWtE project from conceptual design up to Operation.

Registration with Payment: on a ‘first-come-first-served’ basis.

For more information kindly refer Flyer