29 Aug '16, 11am

How Sweden recycles 99 percent of its waste

How Sweden recycles 99 percent of its waste

The system depends on residents responsibly in handling their trash, which has become more commonplace over the years. Citizens sort their garbage to go to recycling facilities or WTE plants, resulting in the impressive 99 percent recycled waste statistic nationwide. If the country keeps it up, they could achieve the label of zero waste by the year 2020. Meanwhile, the U.S. sends 55 percent of its waste to landfills

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/how-sweden-recycles-99-percent-of-it...

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