Highlights From Two Recent Reports Reveal Truth About Waste-to-Energy in U.S. and Europe

Date: 28 Sep 2020 | posted in: environment, waste - anti-incineration | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Despite extensive lobbying by the Waste-to-Energy (WTE) industry, two new reports demonstrate that environmental and economic concerns have led to a welcome movement away from WTE throughout Europe and the United States over the last several years.… Read More

Webinar: Waste Incineration: A Dirty Secret in How States Define Renewable Energy

In a recent webinar, ILSR research associate Marie Donahue shared findings from our report, Waste Incineration: A Dirty Secret in How States Define Renewable Energy, highlighting why classifying incineration as a “renewable” form of energy is problematic. Allies from GAIA, a global anti-incineration network, and the national Energy Justice Network also presented.… Read More

Empowering Our Communities to Redesign: Is Incineration Compatible with Recycling?

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

The answer is “no”. According to a new report from Zero Waste Europe, “Deliver or pay”, or how waste incineration causes recycling to slow down.” Municipalities (in Italy) had implemented a door-to-door separate collection scheme in line with European Waste … Read More