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Sweden needs to import garbage to meet the need to generate energy from it as incineration facilities expand.
Thursday, 07 June 2012
Billion of kronor are being invested in Sweden to build new
incineration facilities, and interests in expanding existing facilities
are great. But Sweden's garbage is not enough for fuel, according to
Radio Sweden reports that according to industry association Waste
Sweden's latest forecasts, Sweden will in future need to import around
1.6 million tonnes of rubbish in order to meet its demand for trash to
Radio Sweden reports that Swedish district heating plants are investing
billions to build waste incineration, even though there is a shortage
of raw material, waste. It can lead Sweden to import waste in the
Weine Wiqvist, CEO of industry association, Waste Sweden told radio
Sweden that the reason for the expansion of the waste as fuel section
has to “with making sure the waste stand as an attractive fuel. Not
only the waste in Sweden, but the waste that exist in other countries.”
As this meant that more rubbish could be imported, that was dismissed by the Environmental Protection Agency:
“We are very clear in the national waste plan. The reuse, recycling and
waste prevention is in force,” says Catarina Ístlund at the
Environmental Protection Agency to radio Sweden.
By Scancomark.se Team
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