Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
RECENT research in Indonesia has revealed that urban waste and bagasse from sugar cane can be used to generate electricity, reports Dewi Sartika for Panos Features. This would also help solve the problems of waste disposal and pollution created by sewage leakage.
However, the hunt for partners for the projects is still on because the Indonesian State Electricity Company has responded unenthusiastically to the venture.