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Giving Ash a New Life: Waste-to-Energy and Material Recovery

In Hinwil, a small Swiss town in the Canton of Zurich, every year 16,000 tons of metals get recycled, saving…


Waste-to-Energy and decarbonisation in the EU

The certification of carbon removals by the European Commission is a positive first step in the successful implementation of carbon…


Waste-to-Energy secures local, affordable energy for Europe

Waste-to-Energy (WtE, or waste incineration with energy recovery) plants treat municipal and similar commercial and industrial waste which is not…


New ESWET Member: SAGE!

With its important role in the European Waste-to-Energy sector, SAGE will provide expertise and involvement to further strengthen ESWET’s activities…


Are Waste-to-Energy Plants Big Dioxins Emitters?

In February, the French NGO Collectif 3R published a report[1] – conducted by the Dutch organization ToxicoWatch – linking dioxins…


Finding a True Balance for Waste Management in the Taxonomy, a Common Statement

Today, the Platform on Sustainable Finance published its final report on the inclusion of new activities in the EU Taxonomy…


WEBINAR – “Pollution and Waste-to-Energy: Myth or Reality?”

Waste-to-Energy plants are often under the microscope because of the emissions they generate. How are these emissions regulated? How are they…


Dioxins and Waste-to-Energy plants : New report on the State of the Art

Contrary to recent claims from anti-incineration groups, European WtE plants have demonstrated very low emissions and impact on their surroundings….


Reshaping the concept of residues – WtE and architecture

The relationship between Waste-to-Energy and architecture is longstanding and full of mutual success. All over the world, many plants have…


ESWET’s reaction to the proposed inclusion of Waste-to-Energy in the EU ETS

ESWET welcomes the ENVI Committee draft report on the revision of the EU ETS provided that any inclusion of the…