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Sweden so good at recycling they import trash for fuel

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Sweden’s successful waste-to-energy program converts household waste into energy for heating and electricity. But they’ve run into an unusual problem: they simply aren’t generating enough trash to power the incinerators, so they’ve begun importing waste from European neighbors. When it comes to recycling, Sweden is incredibly successful.

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