Recycling rubbish to create electricity in Denmark

Denmark has devised a way to deal with the problem of waste - by burning it.

While incineration may not seem a particularly environmentally friendly way of getting rid of waste, the Danes have turned it to their advantage by using it to generate electricity.


Experts suggest that one bag of rubbish, when burnt, generates enough power to supply the average home with three and a half hours of electricity.

If you would like to comment on this video or anything else you have seen on Future, head over to our Facebook page or message us on Twitter.