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CEWEP-report: European Waste-to-Energy sector’s contribution to EU Net Zero

“We now have a concrete base, peer-reviewed calculations showing that Waste-to-Energy is part of the solution to the climate crisis that we are in. With appropriate support from the policymakers the sector can be a substantial contributor to the EU’s goal of Net Zero emissions by 2050.”, said Paul De Bruycker, the President of CEWEP.

Waste-to-Energy (WtE) plants fulfill a pivotal hygienic task for society by treating the waste that cannot be prevented or recycled. This also includes the unrecyclable plastic waste that is the main source of the fossil CO2 emitted by WtE plants.

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