Localisation: Sweden

Population: 9.354.462 (Swedish population)

Categories:
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Small scale in vessel composting

Action leader(s)

Sweden

Summary

Since 2005 it is prohibited in Sweden to deposit bio waste at landfills. The separate collection and treatment target is 35% of the municipal bio waste by 2010, including home composting.