Although presented as state of the art, the youngest incinerator in the Netherdlans is far from a clean: long-term, tests reveal emissions of dioxin, furan and persistent organic pollutants far beyond the limits.
The case of the REC plant raises important questions for future policy-making concerning waste incineration and its potential effects on public health and the environment.
– ToxicoWatch- Zero Waste Europe-
Hidden emissions: A story from the Netherlands. Case Study.