Eco-efficiency of the waste incineration sector in Switzerland

Source: ewb


Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) 

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Context and objectives

The FOEN mandated Sofies to analyze the situation of the waste incineration sector and to identify concrete improvement potentials.

The performed study resulted in:

  • A better understanding of the challenges of the sector and the identification of the fields that can be optimized.
  • A deeper involvement of the municipal waste plants managers and of other actors
  • A series of recommendations to optimize the eco-efficiency of the whole sector
  • A strategy for the implementation of the measures

For more information

Brochure published by the FOEN on waste disposal in Switzerland (in French or German)

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