Austria's environment ministry is looking into allegations that separately collected packaging waste designated for recycling has been sent for recovery at waste-to-energy plants or refuse-derived fuel (RDF) fired power plants without prior sorting. The case involves "yellow bin" waste, that is lightweight packaging waste – consisting of paper, board, plastic and metal – collected from households and businesses. The Federal Ministry of Climate Action, Environment and Energy is seeking to determine whether there have been breaches of national waste law....
Packaging waste from Austrian yellow bins allegedly incinerated
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