In recent years, the incinerator industry has tried to expand their sector by marketing their facilities as “Waste to Energy” (WTE), using misleading claims of “reducing climate pollution”, and being a “clean energy source”. This document dispels some of the most common myths about incinerators with real facts.

News and Current Campaigns

PRESS RELEASE: U.S. Mayors Stand Up to Incinerator... In blow to the polluting incinerator industry, 250 mayors unanimously vote for renewable energy plan that does not include municipal waste burning F...
Monday, June 19: Members of Global Movement #break... PRESS RELEASE: Senator Whitehouse (D-RI) Speaks at American Chemistry Council Conference; Addresses Plastic Pollution Groups Representing 800+ NGOs G...
Community victory against incineration in Mexico After a meeting of the Tizayuca Communities and the Hidalgo State Government, the Tizayuca incinerator project was temporarily cancelled in order to b...
Community action defeats waste burning in cement k... BREAKING: Small community stands up to world’s largest cement company, wins Goldman Environmental Prize Thanks to Uroš S. Macerl and Eko krog, the...