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Polluting waste incinerator near local community in East Liverpool.

Incineration

Society continues to generate more waste and to change this alarming trend; strong political and industrial measures are urgently needed.

Despite what industry and governments would like people to believe,incineration is not a solution to the world's waste problems, but partof the problem.

Incinerators may reduce the volume of solid waste, but they do notdispose of the toxic substances contained in the waste. They create thelargest source of dioxins, which is one of the most toxic chemicalsknown to science.

Incinerators emit a wide range of pollutants in their stack gases,ashes and other residues. The filters used to clean incinerator stackgases produce solid and liquid toxic wastes, which also need to bedisposed.

The only way to improve the situation is to avoid toxic waste production by improving our products and processes.

Public opposition to incineration isgrowing worldwide. People are recognising that there is no place forthe incineration of waste in a sustainable society.

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New York

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New York-based artist Alexis Rockman's piece 'The Farm' which was on show at Camden Art Centre, London, UK. The piece illustrates a future where genetic engineering is rife.

Alexis Rockman's piece 'Manifest' currently

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Alexis Rockman's piece 'Manifest' currently on show at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, USA

Alexis Rockman's piece 'Hot House' currently

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Alexis Rockman's piece 'Hot House' currently on show at the Camden Art Centre, London, UK

Alexis Rockman

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Alexis Rockman, New York based artist in front of 'Manifest'

Jellyfish

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Jellyfish

Sea Urchin

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Sea Urchin

Brittlestar commonly found in deep water

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Brittlestar commonly found in deep water

Ge soya beens

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Ge soya beens

September, 2003, logging in Sami area

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September, 2003, logging in Sami area

Kids for forests game

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Kids for forests game

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