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The fifth-largest city in Poland, Poznań inaugurated the country's first waste incineration plant some 80 years ago.
In response to the new waste treatment framework directive, which allows municipalities to fully sort, collecte, transport, recycle and dispose of municipal waste, the city of Poznań decided to build an energy from waste plant.
This new infrastructure represents an opportunity for the region to reduce the amount of landfilled waste and to meet the growing needs of the population for electricity.
Energy production from waste: a new resource