Chaos at new Danish waste-to-energy plant

Danish waste-to-energy plant Amager Bakke has been storing tons of food waste in plastic packaging in the Copenhagen neighborhood of Amager after the prestige plant collapsed over the summer.

[fakta] The most expensive waste-to-energy plant in Denmark has been struck by serious launch problems this summer. At the end of June, the brand-new, DKK 4 billion (EUR 538 million) plant broke down. Amager Ressourcecenter (ARC), which is the waste company responsible and is owned by the municipality, has since had to apply for special permission to store tons of waste.

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