A consortium composed of Metro Clark Waste Management (MCWM) and partners from Germany and the United Arab Emirates has submitted an unsolicited proposal to the government for a $200-million integrated waste management system to serve the waste management requirements of Central Luzon under a long-term contract.
MCWM in a statement said the project will be built on the current Sitio Kalangitan site of its facility and will be fully funded by the consortium.
The company did not elaborate but said its proposal will expand the landfill’s capacity for another 50 years.
MCWM said the project will employ proven globally proven technologies involving waste sorting and involves the construction of a 35MW waste-to-energy plant
MWCM, the only ISO-certified waste management company in the Philippines, is currently undergoing a P300-million expansion to its engineered sanitary landfill which is set to be completed this year.
The company is the exclusive developer of the solid waste management system of the Clark Freeport and Special Economic Zone, including New Clark City. The 100-hectare landfill can handle waste of up to 4,000 tons per day, which services leading multinationals in the consumer products and petroleum industries as well as over 90 local government units including the capital cities of Pampanga, Bataan, Nueva Ecija, and Pangasinan.