For buildings of the same name in other Tropico games, see High School.
Waste Treatment Plants are environmental buildings in Tropico 5. They reduce pollution in the surrounding area based on their effectiveness.
Expensive Material Recycling: (Modern Times) For $6,000, the waste treatment plant can recycle rare metals and other valuable materials, increasing the effectiveness of nearby Construction Offices, Steel Mills, Vehicle Factories, and Electronics Factories by 20.
1 Wate Treatment Plant (100% effectiveness) can negate the negative effect of 2 Factory Farms. Placing less Factory Farms can improve the location for plantations again.