The journey of our waste

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Belgian and Danish streets are full of waste - but not in the way you imagine! Belgium and Denmark have high recycling rates and are among the pioneers in treating non-recyclable waste with state-of-the-art waste-to-energy technologies.

A road trip through Europe - trash finds use in roads and cars

Metals, in turn - including copper, iron, aluminum, and steel, to name a few - are used to make auto parts. In the Netherlands and France, for example, aluminum recovered from non-recyclable waste is already used extensively to make castings for the automotive industry.

Using waste to produce hydrogen: The electricity supplied by waste-to-energy plants can be used not only to charge electric vehicles. Waste-to-energy plants also produce hydrogen by using an electrolyzer to convert electricity generated from non-recyclable waste.

Find out how ESWET - The Journey of Our Waste continues here!

  • How waste supports our mobility

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