Active lobby groups around the world regularly campaign for additional incineration capacity, citing the importance of reducing waste to landfill and finding ways to turn some waste material into electricity or heat. We also hear producer responsibility organizations and brand owner groups asserting that energy from waste (EFW) is part of an integrated solution to managing material that is not currently recyclable, or that can be recycled only at an excessive cost.

Read the full story written by Clarissa Morawski and posted on Resource Recycling News on 21/02/2017

Dispatches from Europe: The uncertain future of waste to energy