GAIA is a worldwide alliance of more than 800 grassroots groups, non-governmental organizations, and individuals in over 90 countries whose ultimate vision is a just, toxic-free world without incineration.

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Waste-to-Energy on ADB’s Energy Policy Working Paper

We, the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) and our allied networks, are writing to state our unequivocal opposition to the continued support of the Asian Development Bank on waste incinerators with energy recovery or waste-to-energy (WTE). The...

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Latest Reports 

Seven Key Solutions to Landfill Methane

A new United Nations report shows that we must tackle methane emissions to keep planetary warming under control. Methane is a more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide, and much of it comes from organic waste in landfills. The good news is that we can...

Waste Incinerators Undermine Clean Energy Goals

Renewable energy is defined as energy produced by natural resources — such as sunlight, wind, and geothermal heat — that are naturally replenished within a certain time span. Municipal solid waste is derived from finite natural resources and burning these...

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