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    Waste Management System

    December 4, 2012 Oslo

    Oslo has an integrated waste management system that is based on the Waste Management Hierarchy. In 2006, more than 200,000 tonnes household waste was collected and of this 1% was reused, 27% material recovered, 67% energy recovered and only 5% went to landfill. 58,000 tonnes of CO2 were avoided through use of waste to generate energy for the city’s district heating system.Oslo has an integrated waste management system that is based on the Waste Management Hierarchy. In 2011, about 240,000 tonnes household waste was collected and of this 1% was reused, 33% recycled, 60% energy recovered and only 6% went to landfill.

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