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Stop the South London Incinerator

Please do all you can to help to stop plans for the building of a privately run incinerator to burn our waste. Stop the ‘South London Waste Partnership’ becoming a licence to burn away our health, the health of our children and any hopes for a sustainable future. Visit http://www.stoptheincinerator.co.uk for more info.

Four South London Boroughs are being targetted – Croydon, Kingston, Merton and Sutton. The incineration of household waste:
Depresses recycling and wastes resources
Releases greenhouse gasses
Is often forced through against strong public opposition
Relies on exaggerating future quantities of waste instead of strongly increased recycling and composting
Creates toxic emissions and hazardous ash
Poses significant health risks

The conclusions from a report produced last year by the British Society for¬†Ecological Medicine ¬†make truly disturbing reading….. Read the rest of this entry

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