Dr. Paul Connett taught chemistry at St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY from 1983-2006, where he specialized in Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology. He is the author of The Zero Waste Solution: Untrashing the Planet One Community at a Time (Chelsea Green, 2013).
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Sunday, January 25, 2015
Incineration: Wrong Question, Wrong Answer for the 21st Century
The comeback of trash incinerators is being welcomed by the corporations that build them and the politicians who see them as a “quick-fix” to the garbage problem, but let’s be serious — they are not a sustainable solution. Environmentalists rightly remain skeptical about the claims that all the air...