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

Date: 6 Jul 2017 | posted in: waste - anti-incineration, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In blow to the polluting incinerator industry, 250 mayors unanimously vote for a renewable energy plan that does not include municipal waste burning. The incinerator industry attempted to derail a historic resolution put before the U.S. Conference of Mayors this … Read More

Guangdong Protesters Hail Victory As Government Backs Down on Incinerator Plan

Date: 11 May 2017 | posted in: waste - anti-incineration, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

After mass citizen protests in China’s Qingyuan City, Guangdong Province,  government officials vowed on Wednesday to cancel plans for a waste incinerator plant. Here’s the story, reproduced from Radio Free Asia: Guangdong Protesters Hail Victory As Government Backs Down on … Read More

Large Incinerator Being Fought in Puerto Rico

Date: 3 May 2017 | posted in: waste - anti-incineration, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Claims of Corruption and Danger to the Island from Garbage Incinerator Planned for Arecibo The Coalition of Anti-Incineration Organizations (prohibidoincinerar.org, Facebook, & Twitter) is battling against a ‘mega incinerator’ similar to the one proposed for the Curtis Bay community in … Read More

Global Anti-Incineration Alliance Report Reveals Environmental & Economic Risks of Waste Gasification and Pyrolysis

Date: 7 Mar 2017 | posted in: waste - anti-incineration, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

New report from ILSR allies at the Global Anti Incineration Alliance reveals the environmental and economic risks of waste gasification and pyrolysis. Based on the data available for commercial facilities, “there are numerous examples of plants that have been forced to shut down due to technical failures and financial failures. In addition, other projects have failed in the proposals stage after raising significant investments due to community opposition and government scrutiny into false and exaggerated claims.”… Read More

Prince George’s County Has Officially Declined To Move Forward With Garbage Incineration

Date: 25 Aug 2016 | posted in: waste - anti-incineration, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Prince George’s County has officially declined to move forward with garbage incineration as part of its future solid waste and recycling management system. On 9 August, the County notified all bidders that it has “determined that the project may not … Read More