Durham Regional Chair, Roger Anderson
on Durham-York proposed Incinerator
James Dobos interviewing Chair
on student radio station in London, Ontario
Late September, 2011
January 23, 08 - Incineration debate draws a crowd - Metroland Durham
More than 100 residents packed the Durham Region council chambers to see how council would vote on a proposed garbage incinerator in Courtice. Over 9 hours of delegations during a 13 hour meeting before a decision was finally made by council.
Dioxin! What Citizens, Workers and Policymakers Should Know
If you'd like to understand a little bit more about Dioxin, something we talk about in relation to the incineration process, take the time to watch this video. It explains how it gets into our food, water, our bodies, how persistent it is, the health risks and much more. Durham Region's Council and even the Medical Officer of Health Dr. Robert Kyle
think this is an 'acceptable risk'.
The Story of Cap & Trade is a fast-paced, fact-filled look at the leading climate solution being discussed at Copenhagen and on Capitol Hill. Host Annie Leonard introduces the energy traders and Wall Street financiers at the heart of this scheme and reveals the "devils in the details" in current cap and trade proposals: free permits to big polluters, fake offsets and distraction from what’s really required to tackle the climate crisis. If you’ve heard about
Cap & Trade, but aren’t sure how it works (or who benefits), this is the film is for you.
Here is a song, an anthem if you like, for everyone who is fighting against incineration. Written and performed by Ro J (along with Dave Sidley on electric guitars and Henry Fosbrook on whistle and bongo) it focuses on the downsides of burning vital resources. ...
Buy the single on iTunes starting on Monday, Nov 2, 2009
Energy from Waste: Part 1 -The Myths Debunked Dr. Paul Connett and others oppose the government of Ontario's plan to burn waste for energy supply. Part 1 of a series from the press conference of March 29, 2007. (10:34)
Energy From Waste:Part 2- Some regional alternatives
Markham Councillor Erin Shapiro speaks on her city's remarkable waste reduction program, with plans for a zero waste program on the radar. Barbara Halsall speaks about Halton's incineration plans. (6:07)
Energy from Waste: Part 3 Dr Paul Connett answers questions in the Press Gallery of Queen's Park about the common misconceptions surrounding the garbage inc Dr Paul Connett answers questions in the Press Gallery of Queen's Park about the common misconceptions surrounding the garbage incineration issue. Also, Zero Waste solutions are explained. (10:23)
Information about Dioxin Dangers: Find a Lawyer (of future interest to Clarington, Oshawa and Durham residents as dioxins are emitted by
mass burn municipal solid waste incinerators, such as the one to be built in Courtice)
The city council of Zagreb is planning to build an incinerator. The Croatian wing of Friends of the Earth "Zelena Akcija" (Green Action) is informing the public of the negative consequences of such an extremely polluting and expensive way of disposing waste, now the people of Zagreb still have time to react to the plan.
Danger in the Air - Incineration - Chemical Plants
60 Minutes: Where do the millions of computer monitors, cell phones and
other electronic refuse our society generates end up? Scott Pelley reports.
...is a tale of ultimate Eco-Capitalism. The company's flagship product, TerraCycle Plant Food™, is an all-natural, all-organic, 'goof-proof' liquid plant food made from waste (worm poop) and packaged in waste (reused soda bottles)!
It all started in 2001 when two Princeton University students set out to change the way people do business. Inspired by a box of worms, these students had a dream: a company could be financially successful while being ecologically and socially responsible.
Co-founders Tom Szaky and Jon Beyer were determined to turn the worm box concept into a real-life, commercially viable process. That summer, they developed prototype equipment and proved their concept was feasible by reprocessing solid waste from dining halls at Princeton University.
[the] story is a reminder about following your dreams. The pot of gold may require dealing with a ton of crap." -- CBS Evening News
Hugo Charlton QC anti incinerator video/ climate change Hugo Charlton, ex- chairman of the Greens and renowned tree dweller commenting on the Incineration plant at Heathrow and the disease the emmisions are going to cause over west london, directly downwind is Hillingdon. High suicide rates and child cancers cluster around these incinerator plants (see publications by eminent toxicologist Dik Van Steenis). (1:52)
climate change - Slough is Burning (Toxic Waste) Protest video about the rebuilding of Grundons Waste Incinerator Plant at Colnbrook near Heathrow Airport as if the air in this part of the bottom of the Thames Valley isn't shit enough. The pollution and sickness that this is going to cause seem closely related to the political corruptness of Slough Council but heho we can just import some more people. Contains shocking and flashing images. (2:10) Sept 2006
The NAIL Film
Short film about NAIL, a local Nottingham group campaigning against the expansion of Eastcroft incinerator and for better recycling facilities. The film hopes to inspire and empower people to join the campaign. (10 minutes)
Protests and actions for Nottingham Against Incineration Nottingham Against Incineration and Landfill [NAIL] (8:14 min)
more to come
It is crucial our Council see and understand our community concerns.