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The World’s Trash is Increasingly Ending up in Incinerators

June 19, 2020

Via: Waste360

In both the U.S. and Europe “incinerators are becoming the most viable option for many municipalities to deal with much of their garbage.” This is partly due to the challenges associated with recycling coupled with the fact that many landfills are reaching capacity. Other drivers include rising landfill taxes and a European Union target for member states to cap municipal trash sent to landfills at 10% by 2030.

There is also a desire on the part of companies to tout a “landfill-free supply chain to consumers,” which is helping to promote this trend on the corporate side.

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