The NSW government is pushing ahead with integrating the incineration of waste into the state’s environmental regulations.
Incinerators in regional areas are not a solution for our waste and plastics problem. Incinerators run on gas, a fossil fuel, they burn plastic, which is made by ’cracking’ crude oil and gas then adding other chemicals and colours. The steam by-product releases CO2, carbon monoxide, methane, dioxins and other toxic gases into the atmosphere.Continue reading “No incinerators in regional areas”
Councils have difficulties finding long term solutions to deal with ever increasing amounts of waste. Landfills everywhere are heading for maximum capacity levels, because China and Indonesia have put a stop to the dumping of our waste onto their shores.