MIL OSI – Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English –
Headline: 64% of sewage sludge incinerated in 2015
WIESBADEN – In 2015 more than 1.1 million tonnes of sewage sludge (dry matter) – that is, the major part of the total amount – were incinerated by public waste water treatment plants in Germany. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was a 6% increase on a year earlier.On the whole, just over 64% of the total of sewage sludge directly disposed of (roughly 1.8 million tonnes) were subjected to thermal processes.
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