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Questions to Ask When Evaluating a "Waste to Energy" Incinerator Project or Proposal

Communities facing the prospect of having “waste-to-energy” incinerators established in theirneighbourhoods have a right to know the full details of the project and its impact on their health and environment. Host communities carry the direct burdens of these technologies in terms of noise, environmental pollution, and health and social impacts.

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2016

La incineración de residuos en cifras

Análisis socio-económico de la incineración de residuos municipales en España

ANÁLISIS DE LOS BENEFICIOS ECONÓMICOS DERIVADOS DE LAS PRIMAS A LA INCINERACIÓN

ANÁLISIS DE LOS COSTES DIRECTOS E INDIRECTOS DE LA GESTIÓN DE LAS PLANTAS INCINERADORAS DE RESIDUOS MUNICIPALES

COMPARATIVA DE LOS COSTES DE GESTIÓN DE RESIDUOS DE LOS MUNICIPIOS EN FUNCIÓN DE SI DESTINAN LOS RESIDUOS A INCINERACIÓN

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2010

A Study on the Economic Valuation of Environmental Externalities from Landfill Disposal and Incineration of Waste

In recent years, the European Commission has continuously developed the tool of cost-benefit analysis to better inform decision-makers in the process of settling on new directives and regulations concerning the environment. However, according to the Terms of Reference of this assignment “most studies in the field of waste have been restricted to an analysis of costs and, at best, a relatively superficial description of benefits”.

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2000

Green Paper On a European Strategy on Plastic Waste in the Environment

The European Commission’s Green Paper on Plastic Waste and GAIA’s response to the public consultation. The Green Paper describes the growing problem of plastic waste in Europe, regulation addressing the issue, policy options for improving management, application of the waste hierarchy to plastic waste management, etc.

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2013

Incineración de residuos en el siglo XXI ¿Solución o problema?

En un contexto mundial de reconversión económica, de cambio climático, de escasez de recursos, de creciente debilidad epidemiológica, de búsqueda de nuevas fuentes de energía y de racionalización de métodos de producción en un marco de sostenibilidad…, ¿que papel se reserva a la incineración? ¿Se encuentra España en la senda adecuada en cuanto a su estrategia de tratamiento de residuos?

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Gone to waste: The valuable resources that European countries bury and burn

Despite progress in recent years countries across the European Union (EU), including the United Kingdom (UK), are continuing to dispose of significant amounts of valuable recyclable materials to landfill or incineration. This analysis examines this disposal in more depth, in an attempt to provide a reasonable estimate of the amount of different recyclable materials that is lost through landfilling or incineration.

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2009

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