Report or Study:  Energy Justice Network: Landfills are bad but incinerators (with ash landfilling) are worse


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Incinerators do not avoid landfills. For every 100 tons of trash burned, 30 tons become toxic ash that goes to landfills. The other 70 tons don’t turn into energy, but become air pollution.

Topics:  Air Quality, Environmental Justice, Pollution Sources, Public Health, Public Policy, Solutions

Regions:  International


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