Houston One-Bin Proposal: The Wrong Choice

Date: 28 Jan 2015 | posted in: waste - zero waste, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Neil Seldman, ILSR Waste to Wealth Program, Washington, DC continues to follow the one bin proposal in Houston, Texas. In his January 7th Letter to the Editor, Seldman underscores the fact that city’s pilot curbside recycling program is working well and is … Read More

VICTORY against Maryland’s “Waste Portfolio Standard” — the Latest Creative Way to Prop Up Incinerators

Date: 10 Apr 2013 | posted in: waste - anti-incineration, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

What does an incinerator industry do when they can’t compete? Change the rules. Biomass and trash incinerators are the most expensive way to make energy, and trash incineration costs more than directly landfilling the waste. These industries survive to the extent that they can change the rules to get monopoly waste contracts, become ‘renewable’ energy in state mandates, or as we’re seeing in Maryland: worse.… Read More

Carroll County Solid Waste Workgroup Presents Incinerator Alternatives

Date: 20 Nov 2012 | posted in: waste - anti-incineration, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Zero Waste Carroll County, MD, an ad-hoc citizens group that has been fighting a garbage incinerator in neighboring Frederick County, has prepared an alternative plan for resource management for Carroll County. The plan was requested by Board of County Commissioners President Doug Howard after the … Read More

Letter to the Editor: Newest Cry from County Residents

Date: 10 Sep 2012 | posted in: waste - anti-incineration, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The No Incinerator Alliance of Frederick County, Maryland, continues to provide citizens with accurate information on the proposed incinerator for that County. Reposted from the Frederick News Post – http://www.fredericknewspost.com/sections/opinion/display_lte.htm?StoryID=140039#.UE5IIrJlTWo The Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority has provided estimates that predict $527 … Read More

Letter to the Editor: WTE Projects Are Not All Transparent

Date: 21 Aug 2012 | posted in: waste - anti-incineration, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Reposted from Waste & Recycling News – http://www.wasterecyclingnews.com/article/20120821/OPINION/120829991/letter-to-the-editor-wte-projects-are-not-all-transparent The lessons presented by John Foden in “Lessons in public acceptance of projects” (Waste & Recycling News, Aug. 6), are not in play in Frederick County, Md. There, Northeast Maryland Authority and state and … Read More

Citizens Lead the Financial Analysis of Burning Garbage in Frederick County, MD

Date: 12 Aug 2012 | posted in: waste - anti-incineration, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The most reliable, perhaps only reliable, source of financial information concerning the proposed garbage incinerator in Frederick County, MD has not been the Authority or the County Commissioners. Rather it has been the citizens and small business owners in the county. Here is another contribution to the public.… Read More

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