15 December 2015

Why Amsterdam Is So Clean

Peace.fm 11 December: The reason for Amsterdam’s nearly perfect environment was not too clear, but my curiosity heightened as one coming from a country where waste management has been and still remains a huge challenge.

Like many other European cities, Amsterdam is extremely clean. No foul smell from choked gutters, no heaps of rubbish by the roadside and certainly no burning of garbage to pollute the air.

Answers to my prying questions revealed that The Netherlands has one of the finest waste management regimes in the world but, surprisingly, it was not just about...read on.