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

| Written by Neil Seldman | No Comments | Updated on Dec 16, 2014 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

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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About Neil Seldman

Neil Seldman, Ph.D., co-founded the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and is the Director of the Waste to Wealth Initiative. He specializes in helping cities and counties recover increasing amounts of materials from the waste stream and add value to the local economy  through new processing and manufacturing facilities.  Neil also serves on ILSR’s Board of Directors.

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