Incineration of Municipal Solid Waste: A Reasonable Option?

Publication - May 9, 2007 - By Pembina Institute et al.

Municipalities across North America are struggling with complex decisions around long term waste disposal planning. Decades of experience with various disposal options offers a sound set of data from which to measure their environmental impacts.

A coalition of six environmental organizations including the Pembina Institute, the David Suzuki Foundation, Sierra Legal, Toronto Environmental Alliance, Canadian Environmental Law Association and Great Lakes United produced this 4-part fact sheet series covering the following four areas:

This fact sheet is intended assist municipal decision makers better comprehend the
issues related to municipal solid waste incineration facilities like the energy output; its relation to waste; the relationship to the sale of energy; and selling energy from waste in Ontario.

To download this fact sheet click on the title above or "download" below. To download one of the other fact sheets in the series, click on the title above.

Tags:  Ontario.

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