German waste and recycling firm, REMONDIS, is working on plans to build a $400 million waste to energy plant in Swanbank, south of Ipswich, Queensland.
“The proposed plant will convert between 300,000 and 500,000 tonnes of waste per year to generate up to 50 megawatts of baseload electricity for Queensland households and businesses.
“This project could create up to 200 jobs during construction and some 70 jobs during operations.
“The introduction of our government’s waste levy provides a real incentive for projects like this, building a new industry as an alternative to landfill.
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