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Rubbish to energy as Sweden wages war on waste with incinerators

  • Sweden has become the darling of the press when it comes to waste management.

Articles claim Sweden “recycles nearly all of its waste” and in doing so “generates electricity and heating”.

As I’ve made a bit of a habit of going around looking in people’s bins, I’m constantly being told we should be more like Sweden and make our waste useful.

Ways 1aAnd when Australia was struck by the so-called China recycling crisis recently, it was perhaps unsurprising the calls went as high as Federal Energy and Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg, who proclaimed waste to energy had to be part of the…

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