From public refuse to private profits. Does Belgrade really need a costly, corporate-built incinerator?
For over 50 years, one of the largest open air landfills in Europe has been poisoning the soil and air of Belgrade suburbs. French water and waste management giant Suez has signed a major contract with the leaders of the Serbian capital to build a waste-to-energy incinerator. Many fear that the privatisation of municipal waste management will harm the city and its inhabitants, both financially and ecologically.
Photo: Steve Johnson