ILSR’s response to Washington Times Article: A more complete assessment of burning garbage

In response to an article in The Washington Times on the “efficiencies” and “benefits” of burning trash, our co-founder Neil Seldman responded with an editorial piece about how helping communities with recycling-based economic development makes them more vibrant and dynamic.… 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

Destiny Watford Wins Recognition for Work Fighting Curtis Bay Incinerator

Date: 19 Apr 2016 | posted in: waste - anti-incineration, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Destiny Watford of the Curtis Bay community in Baltimore, MD, just became the second anti-garbage incinerator activist to win The Goldman Environmental Prize, a prestigious award given annually to one leader from each continent. Rossano Ercolini, a school teacher from the … Read More

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