The waste sorting facilities have today become the technology that allows the proper recycling and reuse of exploitable fractions, and are considered the solution most advocated by ecologists.
The tendency is to discard the least possible amount of residue, which must then in each case be disposed in landfills.
POLISUN, versus Landfill and Incinerators, meets these requirements not only in terms of ecological quality, but also in economic terms. This is because the cost of construction of a POLISUN plant is much lower than all previous technologies, sometimes 10 times less the cost of an Incinerator.
POLISUN is also is a source of employment of both qualified and non qualified personnel.
POLISUN differs from all other systems because in addition to the recovery of dry and exploitable fractions, it can continuously process the organic fraction producing RDF. The gap of inert material is therefore reduced to 10%.



POLISUN versus: 

Landfill - Click here

Landfill is the most common system. The initial cost is high and involves the construction of a built-up area with a particular background layered and covered with a plastic membrane that collects the leachate, which is the liquid that is formed by oxidation of the organic fraction and which contains harmful pollutants. The proper cultivation of the landfill allows for BIOGAS be used to produce energy.
The legislation of the European Union and almost all other continents, prescribe that you can no longer dispose landfill waste as is, and in particular the organic fraction MUST be processed in FOS.
 
WEAKNESSES of this type of system:

  • Gas emissions and odors
  • Need for large spaces
  • Risk of groundwater pollution
  • Contaminated area for years and place of concentration of wildlife
  • Additional details are provided on the Teble of Comparison 

To consider that the current European legislation OBLIGES the treatment of post-mortem dump for an average period of 10 years. This causes further unproductive costs.
Statistics say that in EUROPE 70% of the landfills do not satisfy law requirement and that there is a number of illegal landfills ten times bigger.


Incinerators - Click here

Incinerator is a plant mainly used for the disposal of waste by a process of high-temperature combustion (incineration), which gives as final products a gaseous effluent, ashes and dusts. The incinerator can heat, heat water and finally to produce electricity. The use of incinerators appears to be a partial solution to the problem of overflowing landfills and now an option to diversify the process of elimination of municipal solid waste. The incinerator does not burn any waste but only RDF (refuse derived fuel) consists of the dry part of the classic MSW (municipal solid waste, ie our garbage bag). The organic (wet) waste does not burn, so it not suitable to be disposed of in incinerators and has to be stored in landfills.
The incineration is the most expensive system for waste disposal and the citizens, without their knowledge, pay generous incentives to support it.
  
WEAKNESSES of this type of disposal: 

  • Huge cost of construction and maintenance. Can be supported only in high-income areas.
  • The time required for the construction of an incinerator is about 4 years, and permissions are very complex. The management cost is very high and the risk are gaseous emissions.
  • The legislation provides that you can incinerate waste only after the recovery of the exploitable fractions.
  • The only waste it produces are the ashes and dust resulting from the cleaning of filters, both hazardous waste, to be disposed of in a suitable landfill.
  • ​Additional details are provided on the Teble of Comparison