incineration

They’re Coming to Burn Your Garbage

by jim on February 13, 2013

It's already happening in the cement industry, including at all three Midlothian cement plants just south of Dallas. Industrial wastes and/or municipal garbage are being bundled up and burned under the ruse of "recycling" or "waste-to-energy."  Next will come the facilities that do nothing but burn garbage for money. Rumors persist that the City of […]

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You know that argument you sometimes hear about how those ecologically-minded Europeans are burning everything in incinerators and cement plants, so it must be OK to do it here? Maybe not so much. In one of the most ambitious and far-ranging efforts of its kind ever attempted, the newly-published results of a 10-year study from […]

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It was inevitable. Like chocolate and peanut butter. Like rats and the plague. Two notoriously polluting industries find solace in each other's ability to scratch each other's dirty, irritating itches. Cement plants are always looking for ways to get paid to burn other people's garbage. It takes a lot of energy to fire a 20-foot […]

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