How Rome's rubbish is powering Austrian homes

Rome’s rubbish is helping to power Austrian homes.

Rome has been struggling to cope with a rubbish crisis and Austria has spare capacity at a waste-to-energy plant near Vienna, so a deal has been struck to transport up to 70,000 tonnes of Roman household refuse to Austria this year.

The rubbish, which arrives by train, is converted into electricity. Bethany Bell reports.