Waste to Wealth – 2007 Annual Report

For 33 years ILSR’s “Waste to Wealth” program has helped to convert wastes from environmental and economic liabilities into valuable resources that contribute to community development. In 2007, our work has focused on the following: encouraging sustainable biomaterials to replace … Read More

Resources Up in Flames: The Economic Pitfalls of Waste Incineration versus a Zero Waste Approach in the Global South

Date: 22 Apr 2004 | posted in: waste - anti-incineration, waste - zero waste, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

by Brenda Platt, Institute for Local Self-Reliance for GAIA (Global Anti-Incinerator Alliance/Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives) Download the Press Release (PDF) Decision-makers in any community considering a waste incinerator will find Resources up in Flames essential reading. Pitfalls such as … Read More

Defending Recycling/Eliminating Disposal Articles and Publications

Date: 13 Aug 2002 | posted in: waste - anti-incineration, waste - recycling, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

These articles and publications discuss the benefits of recycling, refute criticisms aimed at recycling, identify new trends, and highlight the continuing perils of disposal techniques such as incineration, landfilling, and trash transfer stations. They are all available for either online viewing or for downloading as PDF files.… Read More

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