Waste treatment plant powers eco spa and cafe
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Waste treatment facilities generally bring to mind industrial landscapes, but Hong Kong’s T.PARK provides a rooftop relaxation center, a café, several spa pools, extensive gardens and exhibition and theatre space. A dual-purpose sustainable environmental and education center, T.PARK is a waste-to-energy sludge treatment plant. Sludge is a waste by-product of sewage treatment and was traditionally sent to landfill. But as that is no longer a viable option, high temperature incineration has proven to be a sustainable alternative, reducing the volume of waste by 90 percent and the emission of greenhouse gases by more than 250,000 tons. Burning the sludge also…
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