Waste incinerator in Broward County, FL cannot compete economically if it does not have a monopoly on trash

Waste incinerator in Broward County, FL cannot compete economically if it does not have a monopoly on trash

Date: 16 Dec 2014 | posted in: waste - anti-incineration, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

As reported by the Sun Sentinel, when “Waste Management/Wheelabrator’s 20-year monopoly disposing of Broward residents’ trash was broken up…Wheelerbrator lost thousands of customers…and garbage rates dropped for residents across the county.”   Sun Sentinel story, “Florida Waste Company Seeks to Close Incinerator…” December 9, 2014.

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Neil Seldman, Ph.D, directs the Recycling and Economic Growth Initiative. He specializes in helping cities and businesses recover increasing amounts of materials from the waste stream and add value to the local economy through new processing and manufacturing facilities. He is a co-founder of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and is a member of ILSR's Board of Directors.

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