Pollution streams out of a factory chimney.

Stop Burning Detroit’s Garbage

Date: 1 Aug 2017 | posted in: waste - anti-incineration, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Renewed Effort To Stop Burning Detroit’s Garbage Based On Pollution Levels And Environmental Justice. “Mayor Mike Duggan has taken recent actions, both quiet and public, that could signify a commitment to the health and well-being of Detroiters. Recently Duggan signed onto the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Climate Protection Agreement, committing the city to reducing carbon emissions to below 1990 levels. One action — shutting down Detroit’s trash incinerator — could help Duggan make good on both of his recent commitments.”

U.S. Mayors Stand Up to Incinerator Industry in Landmark Renewable Energy Resolution

Click here to see letter to Detroit News by Melissa Cooper Sargent, Ecology Center and William Copeland, East Michigan Environmental Action Council.

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Neil Seldman, Ph.D, directs the Waste to Wealth Initiative. He specializes in helping cities and businesses recover increasing amounts of materials from the waste stream and add value to the local economy through new processing and manufacturing facilities. He is a co-founder of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance.