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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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Dolphins in the Atlantic.

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Dolphins in the Atlantic.

Recyclable

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Recyclable

Recycled

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Recycled

Demonstration in Madrid against the Prestige

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Demonstration in Madrid against the Prestige disaster

Vivaldo Barbosa with his family in front

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Vivaldo Barbosa with his family in front of their rebuilt house.

Vivaldo Barbosa with family.

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Vivaldo Barbosa with family.

Bengt and Marie

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Bengt and Marie-Thérèse Danielsson

Peace

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Peace

Action at Enichem plant

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Action at Enichem plant

Forest elephants appreciate the mineral

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 0:00

Forest elephants appreciate the mineral-rich mud of this natural clearing in the rainforest.

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