Waste Incineration: A Dying Technology

Africa - Incineration and cement kilns -

This report explains why incinerators are an unsustainable and obsolete method for dealing with waste. As a waste treatment technology, incinerators are unreliable and produce a secondary waste stream more dangerous than the original. As an energy production method, they are inefficient and wasteful of resources. As an economic development tool, they are a catastrophe that drains money out of local communities and creates scarce and often dangerous jobs.