international magazine
01 / 2019

Sweden is the world heavyweight champion in waste recycling
When it comes to waste management and environmental awareness, Sweden is the World Heavyweight Champion, tells journalistic research by France 24 TV.

The nation is processing virtually all its waste generating electricity and heating! We are doing a good business, and at the same time we are feeling good about it, because we are helping to protect the environment, says Amijad Al Chamaa, the owner of a Second hand shop. Out of 4.4mn t of waste generated annually by Sweden, 99% end up as electricity or heating, and only 1% goes to the dump sites. How do Swedes managed to achieve this?