Zero Waste Swedish Style

Sweden Runs Out of Garbage(Eco-waste, Sep. 18, 2013)

Also discussed here: Towards a greener future with Swedish Waste -to-energy – The world’s best example(28 page pdf, Avfall Sverige, 2013)

swdish waste

Today we review a report on the Swedish approach to waste management using modern incineration, an approach that has few  rivals world-wide in terms of energy recovery and in reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 76% from 1990 to 2020. Only 4% of waste (no organic by law) is sent to landfills. Waste incineration expected to grow world-wide by 4% per year from 200 million tons in 2007.

To see Key Quotes and Links to key reports about this post, click HERE


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