Domestic kitchen waste on compost heap Korea Waste
Domestic kitchen waste on compost heap Korea Waste

Energy

Accelerating South Korea’s waste-to-energy ambitions

KRW28 billion investment in Re-Clean Co Ltd.

Sector Energy
Sub-sector Renewables
Location South Korea

Opportunity

To enable food waste recycling for energy generation on a larger scale, consistent with the South Korean Government’s objective of achieving a 'resource-circulating society'.


Approach

Macquarie established ReClean Holdings, a renewable energy and environmental services company.

Outcome

The largest food waste processing facility in South Korea, delivering clean and sustainable energy generation to local communities.

540 tons

per day of food waste treated to produce compost, animal feed and bio-diesel fuel

750 tons

per day of cleaner, solid fuels for power plants and manufacturing companies

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