Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends attended a rally outside the Land & Environment Court on Tuesday about the New Generation Energy from Waste Facility at Eastern Creek. Western Sydney residents have fought off the incinerators twice but the industry hasn’t given up. Nannas are calling for real solutions to the waste crisis, and a banContinue reading “Nannas say NO to incinerators”
A rally will be held outside the Land and Environment Court from 8.30am tomorrow Tuesday 18 October. Members of the public can attend the hearing if they wish. Vaccination certificates are required.
Sydney Knitting Nannas were back at the top of Martin Place on Friday protesting against waste-to-energy incinerators. We were joined by people representing the different areas in Sydney and the regions who will be affected. City and country campaigners were united in calling for real solutions to the waste crisis, not polluting incinerators.
This Friday 17 June, Sydney Knitting Nannas will be at the top of Martin Place near NSW parliament house from 11am to 1pm to speak up against the Eastern Creek incinerator.
Do you know that the massive incinerator called the Eastern Creek Energy from Waste Facility is back in the planning system? In 2018 Western Sydney community campaigners rejoiced when the Eastern Creek facility was rejected by the Independent Planning Commission, the body that determines many major projects on behalf of the government.
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.