Municipal waste management in Sicily: practices and challenges.

  title={Municipal waste management in Sicily: practices and challenges.},
  author={Antonio Messineo and Domenico Panno},
  journal={Waste management},
  volume={28 7},
There are numerous problems yet to be solved in waste management and although efforts towards waste recovery and recycling have been made, landfills are still the most common method used in the EU and many other industrialised countries. Thermal disposal, particularly incineration, is a tested and viable alternative. In 2004, only 11% of the annual waste production of Italy was incinerated. Sicily, with over five million inhabitants, is the second largest region in Italy where waste management… CONTINUE READING

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