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Featured Article filed under Stop Incineration, Waste to Wealth | Written by Neil Seldman | No Comments | Updated on Aug 25, 2017

Great Britain’s Trash Burning Habits Makes Recycling Go Up in Smoke

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/great-britains-trash-burning-habits-makes-recycling-go-up-in-smoke/

This article caught our eye about the practice of burning trash in Great Britain from the Duetsche Welle. Highlights from the article include: The Eunomia report concludes that if all of the planned incinerators were built, the UK will only reach a 57 percent recycling rate by 2030. That is far below the 70 percent… Continue reading

Article filed under Stop Incineration, Waste to Wealth | Written by Neil Seldman | No Comments | Updated on Jul 6, 2017

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

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/u-s-mayors-stand-up-to-incinerator-industry-in-landmark-renewable-energy-resolution/

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 week which advocated for mayors across the country to commit to a 100% renewable energy… Continue reading

Article, ILSR Press Room filed under Stop Incineration, Waste to Wealth | Written by Neil Seldman | No Comments | Updated on May 5, 2017

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

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/ilsrs-response-to-washington-times-article-a-more-complete-assessment-of-burning-garbage/

The Washington Times – May 5th, 2017 Trash burning costly, polluting By Neil Seldman Rather than provide an article on burning garbage for energy, The Washington Times chose to publish what was essentially a press release from a garbage-incineration company (“The many benefits of ‘turning trash to power,’” Web, May 1). The article praises a… Continue reading