Sweden Runs Out of Garbage


The Kingdom of Sweden, which holds a population of 9.5 million, relies partly on a growing waste-to-energy program. They convert all their garbage to energy to help bring heating and electricity to their citizens. Faced with a potential predicament, the Kingdom actually ran out of waste. Senior Advisor for the Sweden Environmental Protection Agency Catarina Ostlund talked about how Sweden doesn’t produce as much waste as it needs to produce energy saying, “We have more capacity than the production of waste in Sweden and this is usable for the incineration.” The Scandinavian stronghold then turned to Norway and other European nations for help.


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