Guidebook for Cities and Municipalities Facing “Waste-to-Energy” Incinerator Proposals

- Incineration and cement kilns -

This paper, meant for city and municipal officials, gives a brief introduction to incineration. It aims to inform readers about the technical basics

of incineration plants and their pitfalls and equip them with questions to ask when they are faced with incinerator proposals. Aside from being a guide for officials faced with incinerator proposals, this paper hopes to help decision-makers aim for long-term directions toward sustainability and advocate for better and safer resource and waste management systems in their localities.