Nigerian MSW business to produce fuels from plastic waste

December 13, 2017 |

In Nigeria, WestAfricaENRG that collects MSW in Lagos and Ibadan has teamed with the UK’s Cranfield University and SynGas on a project to produce commercial-scale syngas from plastic waste for upgrading to fuels. The project should be online in the next year. Ibadan alone, for example, can source 40,000 metric tons of waste per month. The company also has the technology to produce electricity from other waste streams within the MSW collected but the economics don’t work out in Nigeria at the present time.

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