The amount of incinerated sewage sludge increased again in 2016

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MIL OSI – Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English –

Headline: The amount of incinerated sewage sludge increased again in 2016

WIESBADEN – In 2016, 1.1 million tonnes of sewage sludge (dry matter) – that is, nearly two thirds (65%) of the total amount of sewage sludge of public waste water treatment plants – were incinerated in Germany. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the proportion of incinerated sewage sludge increased markedly over the period of 10 years. In 2006, 47% of sewage sludge were subject to thermal disposal.Basic data and long time series are available in table Dry matter of sewage sludge disposed of directly from waste water treatment plants (32214-0001) in the GENESIS-Online database

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