Incinerators in trouble

Incinerators in trouble

As part of a series of projects planned to support and elevate grassgroots efforts against trash incinerators in the U.S., GAIA released a factsheet on failing incinerators, featuring five key locations. Commerce Refuse-to-Waste Facility (CREF) in Commerce, California...
Garbage Incineration: What a Waste

Garbage Incineration: What a Waste

Waste burning facilities are the most toxic, expensive, and climate-polluting energy industries in the U.S. These facilities are predominantly sited and built in low-income communities and communities of color across the country, burdening these communities with...
Facts about “Waste-to-Energy” Incinerators

Facts about “Waste-to-Energy” Incinerators

Incinerators are facilities that treat waste by burning it. They come under many names such as “mass burn incinerators,” “thermal treatment facilities,” or so-called “waste-to-energy” (WTE) plants, and involve processes such as combustion, pyrolysis, gasification, or...