Making the most of waste


Waste management is an essential challenge in Asia with a growing urban population. Increasingly, focus is on extracting value from waste in a circular economy and as waste-to-energy. In 1978, Denmark introduced the world’s first law on recycling. Now, Denmark is a world leader in waste sorting, recycling and energy recovery. The national prioritization of recycling means that less than 5% of waste is disposed in landfills. The largest sources of energy in Denmark are biomass, followed by waste and wind.

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Initiated by the Danish Trade Council, Green Denmark in Southeast Asia is an open community of thought leaders and Danish companies to inspire and promote green collaboration between Denmark and Southeast Asia.