04 Jul '11, 4pm

How Just 3% of Denmark's Trash Ends Up in a Landfill (Video): This is an entry in my series o... th.bp #green #USRC

This is an entry in my series on Denmark's myriad efforts in the climate and clean energy arena, and why they seem to work. I'm trying to find out if Denmark-ifying societies around the world might stop climate change ... Photo courtesy of Amfork.dk Back in 1970, Amagerforbrænding , a waste-to-energy plant, was opened outside of Copenhagen. Over the years, the city added upgrades -- the plant generates 26 MW of power, and provides district heating to 140,000 residents in Copenhagen. It has considerably lower emissions than a coal plant, (though it produces significantly less power than a coal plant too). And thanks to plants like these, only 3% of Copenhagen's waste hits the landfill. The reset is either recycled or incinerated and turned into energy. Last week, I toured Amagerforbrænding, and sought to determine whether this kind of plant might warrant inclusion in my wor...

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