The Mountainous Task of Processing Waste
Monday, 27 February 2023
Nearly every waste dump is over-capacity. Technology alone is not enough.
THE truck carrying five tons of garbage driven by Tholib had been slowly edging forward at the Cipayung Final Waste Disposal Site (TPA) in Depok, West Java, for two hours. The foot of the 41-year-old man was tired from working the brake, clutch and gas pedals. In another 400 meters, his truck would reach the weighing bridge before it could unload its cargo in Pool B. “It only takes about 10 to 15 minutes to unload,” said Tho...
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