Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) funding for incineration and landfills currently represents a lost opportunity to reduce pollution and help improve the  welfare and standards of living of some of the poorest people in the world. Additionally, this funding incentivizes the destruction of valuable resources that would otherwise have been recovered with significant climate benefits. The following are a few examples of waste projects that have been approved or are being considered for CDM approval, and where there is growing community and waste worker opposition to the project.

News and Current Campaigns

Tragedy in Ethiopia: zero waste could have saved r... GAIA, March 15th, 2017. More than 70 recyclers were killed and others are still missing after the collapse of tons of waste at the Koshe landfill of A...
Informe revela miles de millones de dólares perdid... Contacto: magdalena@no-burn.org GAIA, Marzo 2017. Un nuevo informe de la Alianza Global para Alternativas a la Incineración (GAIA) reveló que las emp...
EcoGroups Warn Against Plastic Waste Burning February 24, 2017, Quezon City — Environmental groups in the Philippines warn against plastic pollution investment strategies proposed as “solutions” ...
Analysis of Plastic Pollution Investment Strategie... Developing solutions for plastic pollution becomes more and more urgent with each new ton of plastics produced. At the same time, the increasing globa...